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Giving Opportunities

Your gift has the ability to change the lives of our students, faculty, and community.

The Greenspun College of Urban Affairs’ mission is to promote community solutions and resilience. Students in the college learn the knowledge and skills to make a positive impact in their communities. The college’s academic programs address community resiliency, mental health and social well-being, youth homelessness, crime and safety, storytelling, civic engagement, communication, collaboration, community engagement, leadership and public policy. The college’s cutting-edge curriculum, research programs, and private-publicpartnerships prepare students with workforce skills necessary to ensure they are successful and ready for an adaptable, resilient, and dynamic workforce.

Your Support Matters
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For more information about giving to the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, contact Sarah Truby, Director of Development, sarah.truby@unlv.edu or 702-881-2736.

Giving Opportunities

Behind every advancement, there are visionaries who serve as catalysts at a critical moment in time. Private funding is essential, and gifts of all sizes make a huge difference. We couldn’t do this work without you.

Tourist Safety Institute

From crime and violence, to natural and manmade disasters, the Tourist Safety Institute looks to create community resiliency through evidence-based solutions to ensure the safety and stability of the future of Las Vegas, and eventually the world.

Dean's Associates

The Dean’s Associates Fund supports student research opportunities and conference travel, among other initiatives. Our students are at the forefront of various activities, including congressional internships, journalism practicums, and student leadership representation in higher-ed symposiums.


KUNV 91.5 is a non-profit public radio station located within the UNLV Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies at the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs.


Endowments fund scholarships, fellowships, professorships, research, and special programs in perpetuity. Naming opportunities provide a chance to honor donors who wish to leave a legacy and also provide an avenue to acknowledge the generous contributions of key individuals or entities to the educational mission of UNLV.

Include Us in Your Estate Plans

Including the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, or any of the departments, institutes, or programs, in your estate plans helps you make the most of your assets during your lifetime and make future charitable gifts that are often much larger than you may have thought possible. Please reach out to Sarah Truby for more information.