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Giving Matters

The Rebel community is defined by its resilience, strength, and generosity. Thanks to the commitment of alumni and friends like you, UNLV's most promising students receive the scholarship support they need to reach their academic goals. Your gift directly leads to student success, supports access and equity, and helps foster a climate of innovation. Click the button below to learn more.

The scholarship took away a lot of stress of being a new dad and helped me focus more on school. I really don’t know how to express how grateful I am. I want to be a great physical therapist so that I can make a difference in other people’s lives.

Bradley, Physical Therapy

UNLV Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement

We welcome you—alumni, donors, and the community—to engage with UNLV. Our mission is to facilitate affordable, high-quality education and support the research and academic goals of a thriving urban university.

The Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement is dedicated to building meaningful relationships with UNLV alumni, and stewarding private investment in the university.

The mission of the UNLV Foundation is to increase philanthropic support for the University, grow its endowment for long term financial stability and to enhance the future growth of UNLV.

2,300
NUMBER OF STUDENTS AWARDED DONOR-FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS FY '20-'21
$7.5
MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FUNDED BY PRIVATE GIFTS FY '20-'21
$5.8
MILLION NEW GIFTS AND PLEDGES MADE TO SCHOLARSHIPS FY '20-'21
$39
MILLION IN GIFTS AND PLEDGES MADE FY '20-'21

Who Paved Your Way?

Your support of UNLV is creating amazing opportunities for students, faculty, and community partners. Jazz studies student Gary Fowler expresses his gratitude in this original song.

Donor News

Feb. 6, 2023

These stories explore the reasons donors give to UNLV and the direct impact they have on the beneficiaries of their gifts.

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Dec. 5, 2022

This fundraiser is the ultimate hype woman – and she makes a mean chocolate chip cookie, too!

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Jul. 13, 2022

Undergraduate research experiences helped Jordyn Farewell strengthen her academic performance and get into med school.