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UCLA Extension is a fully self-supporting division of UCLA, receiving no state or campus funding. Without state funding, we depend on the support of our donors to provide innovative program development and student support. 

Your tax-deductible donation provides vital financial support and directly increases students’ learning opportunities by providing assistance ranging from institutional technology upgrades to scholarships. 

In addition to this type of broad support, your donations can also be targeted to benefit a certain program or department.

Your gift can: 

  • Increase access by providing scholarships to students in need; community educational outreach to underserved populations 
  • Inspire transformation by developing tools and programs for those who want to launch, re-launch or accelerate their careers
  • Imagine the future of learning by developing bold and cross-disciplinary curriculum engages a new generation of learners and to meet the evolving needs of our economy and community

      Areas to support

      UCLA Extension Innovation Fund

      The UCLA Extension Innovation Fund uses unrestricted gifts to support all facets of our schools’ mission. These funds give us the flexibility to address challenges and seize opportunities to reflect the ever-evolving needs of today’s students and tomorrow’s leaders.

      Gifts to the Extension Innovation Fund help to support projects and initiatives of the Dean, and ensure that curricula continue to be groundbreaking, relevant and innovative. Your gift can help extend learning and provide the greater Los Angeles community with the skills of today–and tomorrow. 

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      UCLA Extension Scholarship Fund

      The UCLA Extension Scholarship Fund helps offer financial assistance to students in the form of merit or achievement-based scholarships. Your gift can make it possible for students to enrich their education, master skills and climb to new heights. 

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      Instructor & Program Innovation

      UCLA Extension instructors are prominent professionals in their field and passionate about helping students advance their skills. In addition to industry and certificate specific programs, UCLA Extension has programs that supports veterans, the intellectual and developmentally disabled, English-language learners, displaced workers and more. Help support these vital programs and provide resources for teaching and research.

      Endowed Gifts

      Endowments allow us to retain and recruit outstanding instructors, strengthen our renowned coursework and certificate programs, and provide essential funding for educational activities that refresh the knowledge of the workforce and provide resources for the underserved communities. As a permanent fund, your endowed gift will ensure that your vision and legacy endure in perpetuity.

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