Contributing to the Faculty of Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering is a scholarly community committed to the pursuit of excellence in education, research and service, and to fostering the quality of academic life. This pursuit is sensitive to changing technologies and social development.

I invite you to support our vision of excellence by making a donation in support of our many priorities. Your support will provide a steady flow of income to support our academic and research areas, enabling us to ensure that we achieve the highest standards.To recruit students, faculty and to offer the best teaching, learning and research environments we rely on the generosity of our many donors.

Alumni, friends and industry have given annual gifts that boost activity in Engineering. The generosity of donors has helped sustain the Faculty of Engineering’s position as a leader in education and research.

Gifts to the annual fund can be designated to support the Faculty’s Strategic Priorities as well as the list for gift designations below:

  • The Donald Woods Visiting Lectureship - Donate »
    To honour his memory, the Faculty of Engineering will establish the Donald Woods Visiting Lectureship, an annual event that will bring to McMaster University a distinguished individual who has made an important contribution to engineering education in Canada or elsewhere. The Donald Woods Visiting Lectureship will honour Don’s dedication to building McMaster’s renowned problem-based learning approach, and recognize his many contributions to the engineering community in Canada and abroad.
  • ExCEL Faculty of Engineering Building Fund - Donate »
    The Engineering Centre for Experiential Learning (ExCEL)- will be a new venue for Engineering students to experience hands-on learning and for showcasing sustainable building technologies. It will provide a home for student clubs and societies, collaborative workspaces, design studios, display and demonstration spaces, areas for students to meet, relax and work together.


Terry MilsonTerry Milson

Faculty Advancement Officer
(905) 525-9140, x. 27391


Who Contributes?

Endowment Funds

Contribution News


  • Faculty of Engineering Fund - Donate »
    This fund enables the Faculty to identify and support projects at the discretion of the dean such as refurbishment of undergraduate labs, and support of teams and clubs.
  • MACLAB Endowment Fund - Donate »
    The McMaster Laboratory Advancement Benefaction (macLAB) Endowment Fund was a project initiated by the McMaster Engineering Society in 1997, in response to an increasing need to renew and update the undergraduate engineering laboratory facilities. Alumni and friends are invited to participate in supporting this fund.
  • Engineering Solar Car Project Fund - Donate »
    The McMaster Solar Car Project consists of over 50 members from all faculties at McMaster University. The team is working on the next generation car and requires support for the fabrication of the car and for team travel to competition.