bringing students' dreams to life

You have the power to make a direct impact on student projects at ASU through PitchFunder, the foundation’s crowdfunding website. If students can dream it, they can do it at ASU.

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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

Ashley Smith

President's Club Scholar wanted more from life than being 'a hamster on a wheel'

Thanks to the ASU President's Club Scholarship, Ashley is now soaring to new heights at Arizona State University. Read Ashley's story

donor profile

Jim and Jo-Ann Armstrong

Investing in scholarships, reaping personal rewards

Jim and Jo-Ann Armstrong have been touching students’ lives since 1999, when they created the Armstrong Family Foundation Scholarship program. Read the Armstrongs' story.


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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