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Donors & Giving

  • Audrey Whitesell speaking to a crowd of CU Denver supporters during the 2023 Donor Celebration event at Coohills.

    CU Denver Celebrates its Donors and their Impact

    Oct 6, 2023
    More than 120 people, including donors, CU and campus leadership, faculty, staff, and students gathered on October 5 for CU Denver’s Donor Celebration. This annual event provides an opportunity for the university to thank many of its generous supporters and highlight the impact their philanthropy makes on our campus.
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  • Group of Business School scholarship recipients at the 2023 Celebration of Success gala.

    Celebration of Success: Investing in the FutureOpens in a new window

    Apr 20, 2023
    In April, CU Denver Business School hosted the Celebration of Success, a gala that raised $250,000 in student scholarships. 400-plus community members, donors, students, faculty, staff, and a prominent keynote speaker came together for the cause. Scholarship recipients took to the podium to express how generous donations heavily contribute to their academic success and even put food on their tables.
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  • CU Denver Donors Make it Real on Giving Day

    Apr 11, 2023
    The university’s second Giving Day took place on April 6 as alumni and friends across the country responded generously to help make the future affordable, meaningful, and — most of all — real for CU Denver’s students. The results of this year’s effort, with its theme of “Make it Real,” show that momentum is building, as alumni and friends across the country contributed more than $100,000 — triple the amount they donated in 2022.
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  • Design Build Program's completed Antarctica research facility.

    Building a Place for Purpose

    Dec 12, 2022
    Seeing the opportunity for experiential learning and applying design principles to real-world problems, Don Johnson helped create the Colorado Building Workshop, CAP’s award-winning design-build certificate program for students pursuing a master’s degree in architecture.
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