Why Give

Bruin Scholars Initiative

Through the UCLA Bruin Scholars Initiative, the university aims to raise $500 million in support of graduate and undergraduate students, ensuring that all Bruins have the financial means to thrive at UCLA.

Faculty Giving Campaign

Find out how faculty members are stepping up support for students and research. The aim: bridge state funding losses and sustain world-class scholarship at UCLA.


Capping a lifetime of dedicated philanthropy, Kirk Kerkorian has given $200 million to establish The Dream Fund at UCLA, a permanent wellspring of support for the Bruin community and broader society.

Who Gives

Alumni, students and faculty. Parents and friends. Corporations and foundations. The Bruin family is making headlines with gifts that benefit our community and our world.

Where to Give

Choose a specific area or a discretionary fund for priority needs.

Bruin Faculty Stars

YouTube video: Professor Andrea Ghez, Professor of Astronomy

Professor Andrea Ghez, MacArthur genius grant winner, researches super-massive black holes.

How to Give

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