Areas to Support

Whether you are passionate about opening doors of opportunity to students, fostering transformative research, enhancing programs or patient care, improving university facilities, or building the capacity of the university as a whole, there are tremendous opportunities to better the world by giving to UC Davis.

Donors can direct their gifts to support their areas of greatest philanthropic passion.

All gifts to the university are considered part of The Campaign for UC Davis, and help UC Davis achieve its bold vision for the future. Learn more below about the many areas where your gift can make a difference.

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UC Davis Annual Fund

Your gift to the UC Davis Annual Fund provides flexible funding that advances the university as a whole — through scholarships for students, awards for outstanding faculty, improvements to facilities, and student and community events.

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Colleges, Schools and Programs

You can choose to give to any college, school, or program at UC Davis, supporting the causes that matter most to you.

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Comprehensive List of Funds

There has never been a more important time to invest in UC Davis and support its extraordinary students and scholars. We invite you to explore this alphabetized, comprehensive listing of all giving funds at UC Davis and find the fund that best meets your philanthropic interests.