Areas to Support

By rallying around a shared purpose—and then working in close partnership together with a drive for excellence—we can achieve more than we ever thought possible. With a focus on three critical areas, you can help support the Vanderbilt Way and drive bold new levels of growth that will shape our next 150 years of belonging, innovation and collaboration.

Destination Vanderbilt

Access & Empowerment

Help Vanderbilt become a destination for the most talented and ambitious students and faculty across the globe. With your support we can attract this high level of talent through scholarships, experiential learning and recruitment efforts.

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Discovery Vanderbilt

Growth & Innovation

Catalyze vital work across our labs, archives and studios by investing in students, faculty and staff that prioritize research, discovery and creative expression. As a visionary philanthropist, you will further our commitment to innovation.

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One Vanderbilt

Radical Collaboration

Invest in our interdisciplinary model and help Vanderbilt strengthen how we solve complex problems and bring together disparate viewpoints. Gifts that aim to bolster our One Vanderbilt community allow us to maintain our commitment to Radical Collaboration.

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Dare to Grow
With Us


Driven by our shared beliefs and fueled by courage, Vanderbilt dares to grow. And we are grateful to have you — our talented and dedicated community of supporters – alongside us on this journey.

Every gift counts toward our most ambitious fundraising effort in our history – reaching $3.2 billion. Join the thousands of donors who have already contributed and make a gift to support any area of the university.



Campaign Progress

$2.80B has been raised toward our $3.2B goal




Be a Part of Our Impact

Your contributions to these areas of support can drive bold new levels of growth that will shape our next 150 years.

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