Consistently rated as one of the top programs in the nation, the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin School of Public Affairs incorporates best practices in scholarship, research and teaching in the fields of social welfare, urban planning, and public policy. Faculty, students, and alumni are actively engaged in developing and applying innovative solutions to some of society’s greatest challenges. Private support from alumni and friends makes this possible. See how your support directly impacts current students in the video below. Make your gift today.
Gifts to the Dean's and Departments' Innovation Funds support areas of greatest need within the School or within a specific department. Annual support allows us to fund much-needed student fellowships, to retain and recruit top faculty, and to continue building a strong network of successful alumni. See how your gifts make an impact.
Endowed Student Fellowships:
Endowed gifts to establish named fellowships, endowed chairs for faculty, and endowed internships programs help the School attract and retain the very best students and faculty. Endowing fellowships and chairs allow the School to provided long-term support with annual payouts for immediate use.
Building a Modern Learning Environment:
A three phase renovation process that began in June of 2011 and is scheduled for completion in 2013 will provide our Luskin community with the tools and environment necessary to make positive changes around the world.
To learn more about supporting current priorities, please contact the Development Office at (310) 206-7949.
All gifts to the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, no matter their size, help us maintain and strengthen its reputation for excellence in education and research in public policy, social welfare, and urban planning. See how our students, faculty and alumni are benefiting from private support and making a difference in our communities by visiting our Gifts at Work page.
Decline in State Funding and Rising Tuition:
Today, UCLA receives only 12 percent of its operating budget from the state of California and tuition for current UCLA Luskin students now tops $20,000. Your support provides much-needed student support to fund fellowships for students in all three departments. As state budget cuts continue to stretch our resources, now, more than ever, private gifts are crucial to our future success. Gifts of all sizes are used to AWARD scholarships, RECRUIT new faculty, and BUILD a strong network of successful alumni.
Gifts to the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs not only benefit the School and its students and faculty, they benefit the donor as well. Your charitable gift to the School is tax deductible up to 50 percent of your adjusted gross income. Please consult your tax advisor regarding current IRS regulations and to ensure you are receiving the full advantages of your donation.
To make a gift or to learn more about UCLA Luskin Funding opportunities, please contact Melissa Bersofsky at (310) 206-7949.