Giving to OAC

There are a number of ways you can contribute to the work of OAC, including donating online. To explore any of these options please contact Diana Blackmore, OAC Alumni Advancement Manager, at blackmor@uoguelph.ca or call 519-824-4120 ext 56842.

RJ Gordon Graduate Student Award

To honour Rob Gordon’s achievements as Dean of OAC, 2008-2015, the OAC Alumni Foundation has created the RJ Gordon Graduate Student Award. The Foundation is currently fundraising for this award with an overall endowment goal of $150,000, which will provide a $5,000 annual award to be given to an OAC graduate student who has completed their undergraduate or master’s program at the OAC. Learn more on the fundraising for the RJ Gordon Graduate Student Award here.

OAC Learning Trust

The Learning Trust (formerly the Teaching Trust) provides undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in hands on learning experiences such as teaching labs, field study programs, and international studies designed to enhance knowledge learned within the class room. Learn more about the OAC Learning Trust.

Food Leadership Trust

The Food Leadership Trust provides strategic support for research, networking and knowledge exchange that will help OAC continue to be a world leader in food research. You can donate to the Food Leadership Trust online here.

OAC Dean’s Highest Priority Fund

The OAC Dean’s Highest Priority Fund supports the college’s fund-raising priorities and also provides support for urgent and unexpected needs including supporting students in times of need, and seizing on opportunities in areas of innovation. In short, the OAC Dean’s Highest Priority Fund supports people, priorities and emerging projects.

Student Liaison and Recruitment

This project supports OAC's outreach to the next generation of students. OAC supports the Ontario’s Specialist High Skills Majors program through a variety of outreach initiatives; Reach Ahead Days and Instructional Resources for teachers. Learn more about OAC's student liaison and recruitment. You can donate to the OAC Student Liaison Program online here.

Scholarships and Awards

To support a current award or to learn more about creating an award at the OAC, please contact Diana Blackmore, Alumni Advancement Manager, at 519-824-4120 x 56842 or blackmor@uoguelph.ca. If you are aware of the account name and number you wish to support, please visit the OAC online giving page.

Class Projects

If you are interested in giving to your class project, or interested in learning more about starting a class project to support OAC, please contact Diana Blackmore, Alumni Advancement Manager, at 519-824-4120 x 56842 or blackmor@uoguelph.ca