Your gift to the Institute will help us in our mission to expand and document the intellectual foundations of public relations, and to make this knowledge readily available and useful to everyone in the field. You can donate online or contact Tina at to discuss gift opportunities and options.


Friends of IPR

Friends of IPR is a monthly pledge of any amount that helps IPR create, aggregate, publish, and sponsor research that matters to the profession. Your donation helps IPR form a predictable source of income to help serve our mission. With the Friends of IPR program, you can choose any amount you would like to contribute, and change or cancel your pledge at any time. Your contribution is 100% tax deductible.


Sponsor an Event

IPR offers sponsorship opportunities for The Bridge Conference, Annual Distinguished Lecture and Awards Dinner, Research Forums, Research Bootcamps, and webinars. For more information, contact Tina McCorkindale at

Specific projects

You can sponsor a specific project in one of our Centers, help support an IPR Signature Study, fund student research and scholarships, and propose new projects. Contact Tina McCorkindale at for more details.

Planned Giving

IPR offers a variety of legacy and planned gifts. A planned gift combines your interests and generosity with your overall financial, tax, and estate planning goals to maximize benefits to both you and the Institute. Memorial gifts honor professional contributions to the field and the legacy of those remembered in public relations. These contributions make a tremendous difference to the work of IPR.

In-Kind Gifts

Contributions of goods and services are welcome and include (but are not limited to) meeting space, consulting and creative services.

Stock Donations

Donors can make contributions to IPR by transferring stock. Donors don’t have to pay capital gains and can take a tax deduction on the entire donation. For more information, contact Tina McCorkindale at

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