Every gift to CU Denver touches someone's life.

Whether it's a scholarship that clears a path to graduation or funding for research that improves our communities, your support of CU Denver accelerates the benefits higher education provides, which extend throughout our great city, state, and region.

The Transforming Power of Philanthropy

First-generation student Astrid Flores is one of many whose lives have been transformed by donors to CU Denver. Watch as she describes the impact of philanthropic support on her college experience and thanks the donors who make it possible.

CU Denver Will Be the University That 'Works for All'

The CU Denver community came together to create a bold and visionary 10-year strategic plan that capitalizes on our strengths to reimagine the role of our urban public research university to work for all: learners from all backgrounds and at all stages of life, industries and employers that need talent ready to hit the ground running, and communities requiring new solutions and discoveries. 

Why Give to the University of Colorado Denver?


of first-year students are also first-generation students.


of CU Denver students receive financial aid.


of CU Denver's budget comes from the State of Colorado.

We're the most diverse

research university in Colorado, providing a talent pipeline like no other.

Why I Give to CU Denver

Matt Urkoski MPA '10, Principal at CliftonLarsonAllen, invests in CU Denver students through contributions to the School of Public Affairs Scholarship Fund and service on the school’s Advisory Board. Matt believes supporting higher education is critical to solving our society’s toughest problems and that scholarships ensure all students, whatever their backgrounds, have the opportunity to contribute to a better world.

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