Annual Giving

SPH Investment in the Future of Public Health Fund

A simple and effective way to support SPH is by making a gift to the Investing in the Future of Public Health Fund. The Fund provides flexible support directed to the School’s most important needs. Students and faculty who benefit from fund gifts today advance the health of populations today, and tomorrow, throughout the U.S. and around the world. The Dean identifies the areas of greatest need and the SPH Investment in the Future of Public Health Fund gifts go directly into programs for immediate impact with no administrative or overhead costs.

Areas supported by the SPH Investment of the Future of Public Health Fund:

Student Scholarship

SPH attracts talented applicants with strong academic credentials and passion for public health service. Scholarship and financial aid decrease tuition for many deserving SPH students and enable them to afford an outstanding SPH education. In addition, several schools often try to recruit competitive students. SPH Investment of the Future of Public Health Fund scholarship support can be a crucial factor for these students in choosing to attend SPH.

Faculty Research

The Investment in the Future of Public Health Fund provides support for faculty pilot studies that catalyze cutting-edge progress in new areas of public health research. This support initiates competitive grant applications by supporting data collection, analysis, and reporting.

Innovative programs to advance the school’s mission

SPH aims to improve the health of populations, particularly the disadvantaged, underserved and vulnerable, through excellence and innovation in education, research and service. The Investment in the Future of Public Health Fund provides seed money to launch cutting-edge programs that allow us to innovate in teaching and in our efforts to create useful knowledge that can inform and influence the public health conversation.


This past year, more than 560 alumni, faculty, students and friends made a contribution, including over 20% of the Class of 2014! We are grateful for every gift to the SPH Annual Fund, regardless of size, it’s your participation that counts. If you haven’t contributed this year, please consider this very worthwhile investment in the School and your world. Make your gift online today.

Annual Fund Leadership Giving Society

SPH truly appreciates alumni and friends who support the School with a $1,000.00 or more gift to the Annual Fund. These donors are part of the Annual Fund Leadership Giving Society, a special group recognized for their leadership. As an AFLGS member, supporters are part of a vital support system for SPH. Through your vision and generosity, you will be an inspiration to others to follow.