Giving to Yale

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Alumni, parents, friends, corporations, and foundations can choose many ways to support Yale. Here are some of the university's most pressing priorities.

Scholarships & Fellowships

Yale University is committed to an affordable education for students from every background. Diversity defines the Yale experience for those who teach and study here, and it raises our reputation for excellence worldwide. We invite you to learn more about ways you can help support our students. Read more

Faculty Support

Yale is renowned for both teaching and discovery. Senior faculty researchers also teach in the classroom, so that students can engage in the best of ideas and culture. Your gifts in support of the faculty are vital to advancing the boundaries of human knowledge and sustaining Yale’s academic excellence. Read more

New Residential Colleges

To make Yale's signature programs available to a greater number of students, Yale is committed to building two new residential colleges. We invite you to support us in this historic endeavor. Read more

West Campus

Yale’s West Campus, acquired in 2007, represents a quantum leap forward for the university’s science initiatives, providing immediate access to buildings and equipment that might have taken a decade or more to develop. The West Campus also offers tremendous opportunities for Yale's collections and programs in the arts. Read more

Science, Engineering, and Technology

From genomics to nanotechnology, from materials science to biomedical engineering, and from green chemistry to personalized medicine, Yale is building new resources for students, faculty, and programs. Read more

Arts & Collections

Yale's unique strength in the arts is well known. No other private university has a full suite of professional schools in art, architecture, music, and drama of comparable distinction. And in the Art Gallery and Center for British Art, Yale holds collections of extraordinary quality and breadth. Read more

International Initiatives

Yale aims to set the standard for a university in service to the world. A range of initiatives—from curricular innovations to study abroad to international programs—will ensure Yale's place among the leading global universities. Read more

Global Health

Global health at Yale aims to increase our collective commitment to improving human health across the globe through education and research. Donors are essential partners in accelerating this broad-based urgent work. Read more

Schools & Units

Alumni, parents, and friends can provide vital support to a range of initiatives in Yale College, the Graduate School, the professional schools, and the university's galleries and museums. Read more

Research Support

Research funds are vital to strengthening key departments and disciplines at Yale, providing the resources needed to advance work of distinction and promise. Read more

Campus and Student Life

Yale College students have access to an incomparable campus, along with extraordinary opportunities for growth and learning outside the classroom. Read more


The Yale campus is an extraordinary platform for learning and discovery. Over 300 years, its classroom buildings, laboratories, libraries, galleries, performance spaces, athletic facilities, and residential buildings have grown and changed to serve a mission of excellence in teaching and discovery. Read more

Annual Giving

Annual giving to Yale provides a vital flow of unrestricted support for the university and its immediate needs. Alumni, parents, and friends help to sustain a robust environment for learning in and out of the classroom. Your gifts maintain spectacular facilities, support a stellar faculty, and fund curricular innovations. Read more