Giving to Yale


Yale has long enjoyed generous and loyal support from alumni, parents, friends, students, corporations, and foundations. Please browse the appropriate gateway to learn more about the many ways you can support the University.


Alumni—of Yale College, the Graduate School, and Yale’s professional schools—are the university's most loyal and consistent supporters. Alumni can choose many ways to support Yale. Read more

BOLD—Bulldogs Of the Last Decade

If you are one of the 13,000 members in the Yale College Classes of 2004–2013, you are a member of BOLD, Bulldogs Of the Last Decade, and you play a vital role in the success and growth of Yale College. Read more


Parents know what a Yale education can mean in a young person's life. They also appreciate the direct impact that gifts exert on the quality of student life and learning. Read more


Yale has always received help and encouragement from its extraordinary friends, a diverse group that included Elihu Yale in 1718 and thousands over the years. Friends can choose to support a wide range of Yale projects, programs, and departments. Read more

Student Philanthropy at Yale

The Yale Alumni Fund is committed to educating, engaging, and encouraging current students to become active philanthropic supporters of Yale. Read more

Grateful Patients

Today, Yale is building on its legacy of integrating unsurpassed clinical care and groundbreaking research to advance the art and science of medicine. We invite your support. Read more

Shared Interest Groups

Shared interest groups provide opportunities for alumni to connect and reconnect to the University based on common vocations, avocations, or student activities or associations while at Yale. Read more

Corporations & Foundations

The Yale Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations seeks to establish strategic partnerships with corporations and foster links between the university and foundations to create mutually beneficial relationships. Read more


Volunteers are involved with most aspects of giving to Yale, whether as Annual Giving volunteers, members of Reunion Gift Committees, Parent volunteers, or serving on the advisory boards and committees of the professional schools. Read more