Support Excellence and Community—For the Difference

At DU, we're sustained and enriched by the generosity of our community. Your gift helps strengthen our academic offerings, giving us the opportunity to shape a dynamic 4D Experience to prepare the next generation of DU students to change the world. Your generosity fuels innovation in programs across all disciplines and funds world-changing research in areas ranging from Alzheimer's disease to early childhood education. In giving to DU, you help to ensure that our students have all the support they need while on campus, plus the career guidance and ongoing resources that help students thrive after graduation. 

This partnership with our donors grows out of the community we've built here in Denver and around the world, and every gift, no matter how large or small, helps reaffirm and strengthen that community—for the difference we can all make together. 

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33 new scholarships last year

55 new endowments last year

13,973 individual donors in 2019

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Why Give

Your gift to the University of Denver, no matter the size, makes a difference for our students, our faculty and our community.

The teaching, research, community impact and knowledge creation of our University is strengthened every day by the generosity of DU’s alumni and friends.

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Ways to Give

When you give to DU, you support 12,000 students in their educational journeys. From scholarships to program funds, faculty endowments, state-of-the-art facilities and beyond, your generosity makes a difference in the ways that they learn, grow and change the world. Thank you for your partnership in fueling this thriving community — on campus and beyond.

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Where to Give

Choose from a wide range of opportunities to support whichever goals, projects or departments align with your values. 

Discover a myriad of ways to contribute, from fostering innovation in cutting-edge research to enhancing the student experience through scholarships—your journey to impact begins with the choices you make today.

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