Many of my fondest and most rewarding experiences occurred at Stanford. My time there was truly transformative and continues to pay dividends. I’m excited about playing a small role to pay some of that forward.
Chinedum Ottih, ’10
The truth about Stanford’s endowment
With an endowment valued at approximately $27.7 billion, it’s reasonable to wonder why Stanford needs money. The endowment makes amazing things possible—but its use is restricted.
How gifts make a difference
Gift supports Stanford’s Black community
A gift from Stanford alumnus Evan Spiegel will expand programs and create a permanent source of funding for the Black Community Services Center and Ujamaa House.
Escondido Village Graduate Residences open to inaugural residents
John Arrillaga, ’60, provided more than $100 million and other major support for the project, which also benefited from an anonymous donor.
Harnessing AI to build a better future
With foundational support from Reid Hoffman and Michelle Yee, six inaugural grantees are embarking on ambitious AI projects.
Science fellows program launched with philanthropic support
With a fundamentally new type of postdoctoral training, the program aims to attract a diverse and exceptional pool of global scholars.
A gift to honor frontline health care workers
After a photo of Stanford nurse anesthetist Emma Tveretinov went viral, she received a surprise opportunity to donate to the nonprofit of her choice: Stanford Health Care.
Financial aid puts a dream within reach
Jemima thought of Stanford as her “super-reach” school, financially and academically. With scholarship support, her dream became a reality, and now she’s paying it forward.
A gift to eliminate medical student debt
With funding to cover both tuition and living expenses for students who qualify for aid, the gift will eliminate the need for medical student loans.
Alumna gift names the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
The philanthropic investment will accelerate understanding of how the brain functions and pave the way for new treatments.
Sharing a passion for learning
Stanford students help to close the opportunity gap by tutoring low-income students.
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That’s what your gifts empower Stanford’s people to do.