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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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

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The Politically Georgia team is hitting the road! Georgia’s favorite political insiders are hitting the road! Meet the AJC’s Politically Georgia team Greg Bluestein (ABJ ’04), Tia Mitchell, Patricia Murphy and Bill Nigut for a live-to-tape recording of Politically Georgia hosted by The University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs and Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. From Peachtree Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, the trusted Politically Georgia team reaches a large and engaged audience across the South through, a five-day a week radio show on Atlanta’s WABE 90.1FM, newsletters, podcast and social media. Join them, AJC President and Publisher Andrew Morse and new Editor-in-Chief Leroy Chapman as they talk about the AJC’s expanded political reporting and plans to cover the 2024 election. Plus, they will take your questions. Register here.

Spring 2024 Board of Trust and Alumni Board meeting

The Grady College Board of Trust and Alumni Board will meet at Grady College on Friday, April 26.

Grady Salutes

We look forward to recognizing our Alumni Award honorees and Grady Fellowship inductees at Grady Salutes on April 26, 2024, on the Schnitzer Family Media Lawn. Register here.

Students walking outside of Grady College.

Prospective Student Day (Virtual)

Prospective Student Day is an opportunity for prospective high school and transfer students and their parents to learn more about Grady College. In addition to a guided tour, students will hear about admission and eligibility requirements and programs of study. Spring 2024 tour dates are Feb. 23, March 22 (virtual), April 12 and May 3 (virtual). Register here: For questions or to schedule a private visit, please contact: Marcella Genut, Prospective Student Advisor. Email:

Spring 2024 Grady College Convocation

Congratulations to our spring 2024 graduates!

Grady College’s Spring 2024 Convocation Celebration will take place in the Grand Hall, Athens Classic Center at 300 N Thomas St. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. for the ceremony that starts at 2 p.m. All students wishing to participate in the ceremony must arrive for check-in before 1:45 p.m. You will receive your name card and wait for the processional to begin. Graduates will have their names read in front of family, friends, faculty and staff as they walk across the stage. Dress is professional; caps and gowns are not worn for Grady Convocation. The ceremony will be live streamed. Tickets are not required for graduates or their guests for the convocation. Please RSVP here before May 1, 2024.

Four Grady College students pose for a photo in the PAF with graduation caps on.

Spring 2024 Grady College Graduation Celebration

Graduates and their parents are invited to celebrate with other graduates and faculty/staff at this drop-in celebration. Guests will enjoy light refreshments and photo opportunities with Dean Davis and others. Tickets are not required for the celebration at Grady.