Your Impact

Supporting Growth Through Collaboration

Your generosity supports our efforts to find solutions to some of the world's biggest challenges, from combating climate change and global inequality to growing local entrepreneurship and protecting arts and culture. Additionally, your gifts make a tangible difference in the lives of students enrolled at DU as they carve out futures and launch new careers.

Together, we can improve lives, grow communities and empower the next generation of world-changers. Discover how you can help shape our campus, our educational approach and the lives of our students. 

2019 Impact Report

4,325 donors contributed over $2,000,000 to 34 projects and 160 areas across the University during 1Day4DU

>30% of DU undergrads donated to causes on campus in 2019

$14.7 million in gifts from Crimson & Gold Society members to create new opportunities for DU’s students, campus and community

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The University Endowment

More than just an investment fund, DU's endowment is the foundation on which we're building the future of our campus and community. Funds from the endowment go to support educational development and programming, from scholarships and professorships to research projects, new educational materials, and facility maintenance and construction.

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Making a Difference

Helping Future Teachers
Helping Future Teachers

With planned giving, Bob Metzler established the Metzler Family Scholarship Fund — the largest in the history of the Morgridge School of Education — to ease the financial pressure for teachers like himself. 

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Donna Vocate's Scholarship
Donna Vocate's Scholarship

Upon learning that no graduate communications scholarships existed, Donna Vocate was inspired to give back.

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Young Alumni Scholarship
Young Alumni Scholarship

Thanks to trustee Craig Harrison (BSBA ’03), the Young Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund provides support for exceptional rising seniors at DU.

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Find Your Cause

Discover how your gifts can advance the causes that matter most to you.

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