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No matter where your passion or interest lies, when you invest in UCLA, your gift has
an outsize impact. Gifts of all sizes combine to create a circle of support and a
momentum of change that go beyond the borders of campus, into the local community
and out into the world. Discoveries made at UCLA have a ripple effect — not just in academia,
but in society as a whole.
Gifts large and small have an impact on the campus, the city of Los Angeles and beyond.
Consider student scholarships: 65% of undergraduates get some kind of financial
aid. That's one reason the New York Times ranks UCLA first among elite colleges
when it comes to economic diversity and upward mobility.
And our students, alumni
and faculty improve the lives of others. The cumulative power of giving makes
possible gene therapies, safer beaches, smarter streets, a more sustainable city and
a more equitable society.
— Ajwang Rading '14, Jackie Robinson Scholar, Co-founder, UCLA Global Citizens Fellowship
No matter which school or cause you choose to support, when you invest in UCLA, you
contribute to breakthrough research, influential scholarship and impactful public service.
Every dollar the state of California invests in UCLA produces $34 in economic growth. Learn more from the economic impact report.
We are on the cusp of a new era. Advancements in technology, science and medicine are
happening at an exponential rate; the breakthroughs that once took lifetimes now happen
every day. UCLA nourishes innovation not only in our labs and hospitals, but in the arts,
social sciences and humanities. From a storytelling institute in France to a center for
musical humanities on campus, UCLA embraces the future. Your dream may be next.
The number of startup companies launched as a result of campus research
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— Shirley Wang '90, Chair, UCLA Foundation Board of Directors
We depend on individual private support. Tax dollars provide just the barest
foundation for UCLA's budget. The ingredients for excellence come from the generosity
and public spirit of individual donors — people determined to make a better world for
ourselves and for our children.
Preparing UCLA for the next century
To maintain and expand on its role as a force for positive change in the lives of Angelenos
and people everywhere, the university has launched The Centennial Campaign for UCLA,
which will continue through 2019, the institution's 100th anniversary.
Whether you can give $25 or $25 million, we ask you to partner with us to be part of something bigger.
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