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.

A Message From Chancellor Michelle Marks

Michelle Marks, PhD, joined CU Denver as Chancellor on July 1, 2020 and looks forward to getting to know and learning from our many philanthropic partners. Visit her 100 Days of Listening website to see how you can participate and follow her on Twitter @MarksMichelleA.


Our Community Rises to the Challenge

Support from generous donors help students, faculty, and staff stay on track during the pandemic. 

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CARES Act Creates More Incentives for Giving

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, also known as the Stimulus Act, that was signed into law in March includes a number of provisions that make philanthropic giving even more attractive. 

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Why Give to the University of Colorado Denver?

49%

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

70%

of CU Denver students receive financial aid

2%

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

Don Johnson, Managing Trustee of the Dr. Bixler Family Foundation, explains why the foundation generously supports the College of Architecture and Planning, including funding for the Bixler Initiatives, which facilitate educational exchanges with Finland, Italy, Japan, such as student scholarships, faculty exchanges, visiting lecturers, visiting scholars, architectural exhibitions, and summer study abroad support.


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