Annual Giving


Annual Gifts that Make a Difference

What would you like to achieve through philanthropy? A cure for cancer? Policies that promote global security and understanding? New opportunities for tomorrow's artists, engineers or entrepreneurs? When you make an annual gift to UC San Diego you can accomplish all this and more.

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About Annual Giving

Annual Giving is a vital source of institutional momentum for UC San Diego, and the primary way for all of the Triton Family to help sustain the special features that set our university apart. The success of Annual Giving reflects the spirit of shared experience and mutual encouragement, as each generation of UC San Diego Alumni preserves the legacy of opportunity it received, strengthens it, and passes it on.

How Your Gift Helps

Annual gifts provide UC San Diego with the ongoing resources that are crucial to its growth and success as a world-class institution. Annual donors touch lives every day with gifts that support academics, research, patient care, scholarship, and service to others.

It takes the collective annual support of alumni, parents, friends, patients, students, faculty, and staff to make an institution like this so great. Gifts can support scholarships to train the next generation of student leaders and create learning opportunities to help students and faculty shape their own futures and benefit others. They also allow researchers to translate scientific breakthroughs into lifesaving treatments and therapies. Their impact is far-reaching and exponential because, when you support education, you change lives. And those lives you’ve touched go on to change the world.

Areas of Support

By making annual gifts, donors are able to support the strategic priorities that are most meaningful to them. There are limitless opportunities available to support student scholarships, academic programs, healthcare, and social action at all giving levels. Because for a cause this big, no gift is small!

Learn more about strategic priorities and great giving opportunities by clicking on any of the links to the right.

Contact Us

Office of Annual Giving
9500 Gilman Drive #0140
La Jolla, CA 92093

Phone: 858-534-1610



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