Philanthropy Forward

UCLA has been at the forefront of progress for more than 100 years. We’re still looking forward.

Here are some ways you can help us better the world — for good.


Helping scholars lean into learning

UCLA students are tomorrow’s leaders, thinkers, entrepreneurs, policymakers and healers. Gifts of support, including undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships, make it possible for students to focus fully on their educations. They ― and the future ― thank you.

To set up students — and society — for success, contact
Kayleigh MacPherson310-825-7241

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Opportunity for all

UCLA is committed to providing equal opportunity and a sense of belonging for everyone, and ensuring that the Bruin community reflects the multiplicity of humanity.

To help UCLA foster a more just and equitable society, contact
Laura Lavado Parker310-794-2304


Backing the best teaching and research

From Nobel laureates to MacArthur Fellows to Pulitzer Prize winners and more, UCLA faculty are some of the most sought after in the world. Your gifts help bring them to UCLA — and keep them here.

To keep star faculty in UCLA’s orbit, contact
Amy Carpenter310-794-2368

Your scholarship made an enormous impact on my decision to go here. I am incredibly grateful to UCLA and UCLA’s scholarship donors for making my college experience more affordable.

– Evan F.

At UCLA, our people are our strength. We know that our mission to educate, research and serve is best achieved when our values of equity, diversity and inclusion are upheld.

– Anna Spain Bradley, Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

I am honored to be the first holder of the Viterbi Family Endowed Chair in Mediterranean Jewish Studies and to see UCLA and the Viterbi family support expanded scholarship in this dynamic field.

– Professor Sarah Stein, Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director, Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies

Across Campus

When UCLA’s breadth of endeavors and its broad donor base join forces, they’re a force for good felt all over the world. 

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