Giving Matters

Your gift to UNLV changes lives and strengthens our community.

“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
A woman in the Student Union holding up a red sign that reads thank you.

UNLV Foundation

Private support for UNLV is an investment in the future. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that raises and manages private funds for the benefit of UNLV.

Millions of dollars in gifts made to the UNLV Foundation in Fiscal Year 2015
Privately funded four-year scholarships created for UNLV School of Medicine
Alumni and community members serve on university volunteer boards
Thousands of private gifts made to UNLV Foundation in the past year
Jazz studies student Gary Fowler singing into a microphone.

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

Nov. 22, 2016

A conversation with William S. Boyd, lead benefactor of the UNLV law school.

Nov. 18, 2016

One of UNLV's oldest traditions — the Holiday Card Tree Scholarship — is spreading good wishes while raising funds for students like Yen Lu.

Oct. 3, 2016

David J. Morris' 'Evil Hours' is a gripping personal account of PTSD and its treatments, worthy of conversation for all of us.