Giving to MIT D-Lab
Thank you for considering a gift to MIT D-Lab! It is the generosity of our friends and supporters that makes our continued work possible.
Student trip to Uganda, 2014
Students working in the D-Lab shop
Scale-Ups Fellow Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola founded Wecyclers in Lagos, Nigeria
Biomass fuel research scientist Dan Sweeney
Sydney Beasley, D-Lab alumna
What your gift to MIT D-Lab can accomplish
Sponsor a D-Lab student’s trip to a developing country to work with a local community partner over the Independent Activities Period in January, during Spring Break, or over the summer.
Underwrite a D-Lab class project including research, development, and prototyping of an affordable technology intended for use by a D-Lab community partner in a developing country.
Advance the monitoring and evaluation program at D-Lab, which ensures the accurate tracking, capture, and reporting of the real-world impact of classes and field programs.
Supply the D-Lab workshop with a year’s worth of materials needed by D-Lab students and resident designers engaged in prototyping technologies for resource-poor settings.
Sponsor a one-year Scale-Ups Fellowship in social entrepreneurship for an MIT graduate bringing a hardware-based, poverty-alleviating product or service to market at scale.
Fund a D-Lab research scientist (lab, supplies, travel, and salary) for a full year.
How to Give
For information on how you can give to D-Lab in other ways, such as via wire transfer, payroll deduction, or electronic funds transfer, please visit the Mechanics of Giving page.
For further information on giving opportunities, contact Peggy Eysenbach, Development Officer.
“D-Lab played an important role in shaping my undergraduate experience as well as my professional goals. It introduced me to the role that technology can play in international development and the integrated approach that needs to be taken in deploying these technologies." - Sydney Beasley, ‘14