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

Yearly gifts from alumni, parents, friends, students, faculty and staff are a vital source of support for UC San Diego. With your help, UC San Diego will be able to remain one of the nation’s top 10 public universities, an academic and research powerhouse with an impact that goes beyond San Diego to affect California and the world.

How Your Gift Helps

Your gifts fund research for medical and scientific breakthroughs that save lives, provide undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships to ambitious and motivated students, attract and retain distinguished faculty, and give UC San Diego the flexibility it needs to act on critical priorities and opportunities.

Areas of Support

When you make your annual gift you can choose to support the area of your choice, whether it's a program, college, school or division. Every gift makes a valuable and immediate difference to UC San Diego.

You can learn more about some of these areas by clicking on the links to the right.

Contact Us

Please contact the Office of Annual Giving with any questions.



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