About The UCLA Foundation

The UCLA Foundation is grateful for the generous support of tens of thousands of donors who help ensure UCLA’s excellence and reach. Private philanthropy provides renowned faculty, stellar students and innovative researchers with the transformative resources they need to do transformative work. As we move toward greater self-reliance, gifts to grow our endowment are more crucial than ever to our mission to educate, discover and serve.

The Foundation Board of Directors is deeply committed to cultivating the culture of philanthropy among all of our partners and to turn monies raised into meaningful action. Partnering with the UCLA Investment Company, The Foundation provides fiduciary oversight of the investment of assets managed to benefit the university. The Foundation receives contributions from UCLA’s donor community of alumni, friends, private foundations and corporations, faculty, staff and students. With an eye toward the future, it invests those contributions for long-term value and growth.

Donor contributions and advocacy demonstrate confidence in UCLA. That confidence, in turn, fuels our optimism and commitment.