Grady donors change lives every day. Their support removes obstacles and opens doors for students. It enables the world’s greatest creators and sharers of knowledge, our educators and researchers, to do more for our state and our world.

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The Dean’s Excellence Fund

Help Grady’s heart and soul, core operating fund respond to needs and opportunities for our students and our mission.

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Support a Department or Program

Journalism Excellence Fund

Journalism Excellence Fund

Supports students, faculty and activities of Grady’s Department of Journalism.

MFA Support Fund

MFA Support Fund

Provides support for the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Narrative Media Writing program, a two-year low-residency program designed to train writers in narrative nonfiction and screenwriting.

MFA in Film Excellence Fund

MFA in Film Excellence Fund

Provide support for the Master of Fine Arts in Film, Television and Digital Media program. Support shall include, but not be limited to, salaries, awards, scholarships, projects, research, students, supplies, travel, equipment, technology, facilities.

New Media Institute Fund

New Media Institute Fund

Provides for students and programs of Grady’s New Media Institute.

Peabody Program Fund

Peabody Program Fund

Supports the Peabody Awards program and its mission to recognize “stories that matter.”

Can’t find the fund you’re looking for? Several more funds that support our mission can be found on UGA’s giving page.

Contact Us

For questions about making a gift, please contact:

Sara Cook

Senior Director of Development 224-8498 — cell
Journalism Building, Room 207-C
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Taejah Harper

Development Associate

Journalism building, room 237-B
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Additional Information

Explore the UGA Promotion and Tenure documents for UGA and Grady College.



Hosted every semester, SLAM features New Media Certificate Capstone creations. Everyone is invited to this day dedicated to student projects that takes innovation and creativity to the next level.This semester, the NMI is doing things a bit differently. Faculty and students will head to Atlanta for the day. Once there, they’ll kick off SLAM with networking and snacks, followed by the student showcase. After presentations, the NMI will share student certificates and awards, and then cap off the evening with Xpo Encore—an opportunity to celebrate the students’ impressive achievements over delectable hors d’oeuvres, refreshing drinks and wonderful company. RSVP:

Fall 2023 Grady Graduation Celebration

Graduates and their guests are invited to celebrate with other graduates and faculty/staff at this drop-in celebration. Guests will enjoy light refreshments, opportunities to connect with fellow parents, faculty and staff, plenty of photo opportunities and an inside look at your student’s academic home. Tickets are not required for the celebration at Grady.

Students hug after convocation.

Fall 2023 Convocation

Congratulations to our fall 2023 graduates! Convocation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m. at Hodgson Hall. More details will be released closer to the date.

Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremony

Friday, December 15, 2023 Undergraduate: 10:00 a.m., Stegeman Coliseum Graduate: 2:00 p.m., Stegeman Coliseum

Grady College Applications Deadline

Grady College’s current application cycle closes on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m. This application deadline is for those seeking to start at Grady in fall 2024.

Grady College Career Day

This day-long event connects companies and organizations with students seeking careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, media sales, advertising and public relations. Internships and full-time positions will be available. All majors and pre-Grady students are encouraged to attend. It’s never too early to start building your network. More information will become available closer to the date.