MSU announces a $50 million gift from the Gianforte Family Foundation


High school students from Hardin, Mont., are introduced to computer coding by computer science professors Brittany Fasy and Stacey Hancock during a 2018 computer science outreach event at Montana State University in Bozeman. H(Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/MSU)

From MSU News Service

Montana State University today announced a $50 million gift from the Gianforte Family Foundation, continuing more than 20 years of philanthropy to the university. The Gianforte Family Foundation's gift is dedicated to constructing a new building to house the Gianforte School of Computing and computing-related fields such as cybersecurity, optics and photonics, electrical and computer engineering, and creative industries. The gift ties for the second largest in the university's history and is one of the largest philanthropic gifts in the history of Montana. 


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