Why give to the Parent Fund?

Each year, thousands of parents make donations that address BU students’ most immediate needs. By supporting the University, you will directly benefit your student’s BU experience – give today.

A donation to your child’s School or College will…

  • fund life-changing research around the world (CAS)
  • create a worldwide Virtual Stage for student work (CFA)
  • advance mentoring programs at the new Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning (CGS)
  • send PR students to New York meet with ad agencies (COM)
  • build an Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC) to promote student invention (ENG)
  • increase educational, research, clinical, and real-world opportunities for students (SAR)
  • serve diverse populations in the Boston community (SED)
  • offer real-world professional experiences and internships throughout (SHA)
  • incorporate live discussions with global executives and scholars into the classroom (SMG)

A donation to Student Life will…

  • provide direct support for the Dean of Students’ Office under the leadership of Kenneth Elmore
  • enhance student services such as: Center for Career Development, Educational Resources Center, Community Services Center, Student Activities Office, and Disability Services
  • support over 500 student organizations on campus that host thousands of activities each year

A donation to BU Athletics will…

  • improve athletic and recreational facilities like the New Balance Lacrosse Field
  • provide advanced equipment and increased funding for team travel
  • enhance recruiting efforts and by adding to the number of University athletic teams and clubs

A donation to Scholarships will…

  • provide necessary financial assistance for undergraduates throughout their tenure at BU

A donation to the area of greatest need will…

  • help BU address its most pressing needs and opportunities, from break-through academic investments to everyday financial aid