What you can do
Boston University today is a global leader among major research universities—and philanthropy plays a tremendous part in its success.
We are grateful for your interest in making a gift. Donors help BU become more accessible, discover new approaches to treating disease, and grow more interconnected and innovative.
There are many ways you can contribute to our University. From scholarships to sports teams, faculty research to student clubs, there’s a cause at BU for you.
Explore opportunities to support:
- Faculty and research
- The campus and its buildings
- A school or college
- Your #1 Terrier team
- Clubs, activities, and all the things that bring the college experience to life
Or get in touch, and we’ll help you discover the part of BU that speaks to you.
We’ll also advise you on the best way for you to give, including some you may not know about. You may have more to offer than you think!
The Center for Antiracist Research
Become a force for change by supporting this new BU center's work to educate, empower, and bring about an antiracist society.Give now
Global Days of Service
Although we've had to cancel all in-person GDS volunteer sites, there are plenty of online opportunities—ways for alumni & friends to come together digitally and give back to nonprofits around the world. We're also honoring independent projects, if the organization you choose is still taking volunteers.Make an impact
Career Webinar Library
Networking and career development strategies from alumni career expertsTake a look
Seven funds that honor our prominent Black alumni
In celebration of Black History Month, we present a curated list of giving opportunities that honor prominent Black alumni and support future Black history makers.Learn more