Why Give


Every contribution to Mines transforms lives, putting students  on a trajectory to solve our most daunting global challenges. The world needs Mines, and we are ensuring our ability to heed the call.

For more than 140 years, Mines has transformed talent into unmatched expertise to address the world’s earth, energy and environmental challenges.

Our faculty are making bold breakthroughs at the intersection of fields. Our hardworking students are learning in a hands-on environment at the forefront of innovation. Our  graduates are in high demand,  creating a more prosperous and dynamic future.

Now is the time to take the university to the next level.

Invest in Mines, Invest in our Future

A looming shortage of qualified scientists and engineers infuses our mission with urgency. We cannot wait. We must invest now in reasoned anticipation. By 2044, the world’s population is expected to expand to 9 billion. Keeping up with complex and growing energy and resource demands will take exactly the kind of nimble, qualified, fiercely intelligent scientists and engineers that come from Colorado School of Mines.

That’s why an investment in Mines is an investment in the students best equipped to meet those challenges. The very definition of “smart money.”

Learn about the many ways to give and make an impact at Mines today.