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excellence in education

Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford is transforming his vision into action through a multimillion dollar investment in Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

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scholarships change lives

All students qualified to study at a research university should have the opportunity to do so. This simple yet profound principle drives the ASU Foundation to generate new scholarships.

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guide to giving

Invest in Arizona State University in a way that suits your philanthropic goals and financial circumstances.

You may invest in the work of ASU through outright gifts, which can be put to work immediately, or with planned or deferred gifts, which mature to benefit the university at a later date. You may be able to multiply your impact through employer gift matching programs. An endowment is one of the most powerful ways you can support ASU. Annual income generated by an endowment provides a continuous, reliable resource stream for the future.

student success

Kaitlyn's story

"Thank you for believing in my ability to make a difference in this world"

Barrett Honors College student Kaitlyn describes her journey at ASU, from challenging childhood circumstances to changemaking in Ghana.

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donor profile

Carol Poore

Gratitude for higher education and a desire to live a purposeful life prompt alum to give signature gift

"I wanted to commit to giving a significant gift now, as part of my overall plan for living a purposeful life."

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Despite low tuition compared to peer institutions, affording ASU is an issue for many. Pell grants, an indication of financial need, have increased 181 percent at ASU since 2001.

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