Supporting 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.
33 new scholarships last year
55 new endowments last year
13,973 individual donors in 2019
Your Generosity's Impact
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.
Find Your Cause
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.
Ways to Give
We accept donations online, by mail or over the phone, and we provide an easy process to facilitate matching offers from your employer. We also accept donations of appreciated stock.
One additional way to support exciting projects is through our crowdfunding platform, DUGood, which allows you to give directly to projects ranging from international social work immersion to Native American student support.
Building for the Future
IMPACT 2025 is our vision for the future of the University of Denver as a modern hub for research and innovation dedicated to the public good.
The DU Student Assistance Fund
Our Student Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to students who are in need due to an unexpected hardship or temporary circumstance.