Building What Comes Next: The Campaign for the New Nevada

"I'm learning so much from so many different professors about some of my favorite topics. And it wouldn't be possible without the Richard Kleberg Agricultural Scholarship."

Arturo '18 (veterinary science and agricultural science), current Ph.D. student

Thank you

Each fall, thousands of recipients of donor-funded scholarships express their gratitude to the donors who make their dreams possible.

Visit the Wall of Gratitude

"From the beginning, going to school was going to be 100% my own doing. I held jobs as a tutor and as a banquet server, but scholarships have really made my education possible."

Emma '13 (chemistry, political science), '18 M.D., recipient of the Wells Fargo First Generation Scholarship

Read Emma's story

Donor-funded scholarships

More than 4,820 students received donor-funded scholarships totaling $9.46 million in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Learn about establishing a scholarship

"We were weighing four offers for our research program. While a number of factors played into our decision, the Hitchcock Endowed Chair was something other places could not offer."

The inaugural Mick Hitchcock, Ph.D. Chair in Medical Biochemistry, Peter L. Jones, on the importance of this endowment for the Peter and Takako Jones Lab

Learn about the Jones Lab

Donor-funded endowments

More than 1,000 endowments bolster student scholarships, faculty funding and program support by nearly $8 million each year.

Learn about establishing an endowment at the University

Get involved

Learn more about how to donate your time, talent and treasure to help students and faculty at the University.

Answer the Wolf Call

Every fall and spring, thousands of alumni, parents and friends of the University receive a call from a student who provides outreach through the Wolf Call Phonathon.

Crowdfund Nevada

Crowdfund Nevada highlights a variety of campus projects and initiatives, allowing you to support areas on campus that mean the most to you.

Make a planned gift

Estate and planned gifts secure the future of the New Nevada. The Office of Planned Giving stands ready to help you make informed gift planning decisions.

The Foundation

The University of Nevada, Reno Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization (TIN: 94-2781749) separate from the University of Nevada, Reno.


Philanthropic support makes a difference in lives across campus.

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Featured Faculty: Sarah A. Cummings

This year's Paul and Judy Bible Teaching Excellence Award winner excels by flipping her classrooms.

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KUNR wins award with Noticiero Móvil

KUNR wins National Murrow Award for excellence in innovation with Noticiero Móvil, a bilingual Reynolds School program.

Brendan Henry

Scholarship Spotlight: Brendan Henry

Arabic, Hebrew, international affairs? Anime Club, Nevada Sinai Club, the Black Student Organization? Sure — and he sings choir.

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Crowdfunding success: Swan Island’s recent renovations

More than 200 donors joined forces to raise nearly $19,000 for improvements to Swan Island at Manzanita Lake.

Are you ready to make an impact on campus?