Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Lodestar Center

Lodestar Center

Learn more about your impact

Gifts to the Lodestar Operating Account also support other nonprofit and philanthropic organizations and their supporting networks. Your support enhances the effectiveness of those who govern, manage, volunteer for and provide programs and services to nonprofit and philanthropic organizations through research, education and outreach.

Because of you, we are able to face society's urgent problems. Complex challenges require a university and a nonprofit center that are up to the task. Your gift will expand educational opportunities for students, invest in research and discovery, strengthen faculty and find solutions to societal challenges. We welcome your investment. It will make a difference.

Impact of Donor Support

  • More learners can pursue higher education. In 2022, 22,000 donors contributed $66.3 million for scholarships.
  • More students succeed. ASU ranks #1 among the state‚Äôs public universities for its 86% first-year retention rate thanks in part to donor-funded student success initiatives.
  • And donors helped ASU offer more than 4,500 hours of free tutoring.

We want to show the power of a university to be a difference-making partner in the positive transformation of all communities."

ASU donors

Mike and Cindy Watts

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