The majority of gifts to Stanford — and 75 percent of endowment funds — are directed toward particular schools, departments or programs. Annual, expendable gifts provide vital flexibility.
Stanford has the depth and breadth to help with complex, global problems. You can help.
Federal support for university research is significant, but it’s been declining for years in real dollars.
Most gifts made to Stanford and Engineering are less than $1,000. But together they add up to millions for student aid, academics, research and programs so we can educate leaders and tackle global issues.
Stanford’s endowment covers only about 20% of the university’s budget. The university must fund more than two‐thirds of its operating expenses from other sources.