With an annual contribution of $25,000 or more, special gift donors provide the Hertz Foundation with unparalleled support.
When you make a special gift, you enable us to grow our community of innovators and accelerate lifesaving solutions to people around the world. Our special gifts donors also enjoy unique opportunities to engage with the Hertz Foundation:
- Naming rights to fellowships and events
- Interactions with science and technology leaders
- Invitations to special events
- Updates on research and technology development
If you have questions or want to discuss special circumstances surrounding your gift, please don't hesitate to contact our development office by calling 925.373.1642 (ext. 3) or submitting our Contact Us form.
Examples of Special Gifts
We’ll work closely with you to design a philanthropic plan that meets your financial goals and has the greatest impact. Here are a few examples of how we can put your special gift to use.
Summer Workshop: Engineering Challenge Sponsor
Fellows East Coast Retreat Sponsor
Fellows West Coast Retreat Sponsor
Summer Workshop: New Fellows Orientation Sponsor
Shared Named Hertz Fellowship (co-fund with another donor/s)
$125,000 or $25,000 annually over five years
One Named Hertz Fellowship
$250,000 or $50,000 annually over five years
Summer Workshop Sponsor
New Fellows Selection Sponsor
One Endowed Hertz Fellowship
$1,000,000 one-time gift
$1,000,000 or more
More Ways to Give
Every gift to the Hertz Foundation fuels groundbreaking research and helps strengthen our nation's security and economic vitality. That's why we offer a range of opportunities to make it easy and convenient for you to make your donation.