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
What about Stanford’s endowment?
With an endowment valued at $28.9 billion, it’s reasonable to wonder why Stanford can’t spend more. The endowment makes amazing things possible, but there are limits on how it can be used.
How gifts make a difference
Donor gifts expand student mental health and well-being resources
The endowed directorship for Counseling and Psychological Services, held by Bina Pulkit Patel, is among the first of its kind.
A gift to improve the health of mothers and babies
A bold new clinical and research program has been launched with a donation from Elizabeth and Bruce Dunlevie, MBA ’84.
Foundational gift for Asian American Activities Center
With a generous gift to the center, siblings Will Hsu, ’98, and Angie Hsu, ’96, MA ’96, strengthen support for Stanford’s Asian and Asian American community.
Gift supports Stanford’s Black community
A gift from Evan Spiegel, ’12, 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 Oso, ’16, 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.
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That’s what your gifts empower Stanford’s people to do.