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Giving Back Lights the Way Forward

As a University of Dayton donor, you make a difference. The collective giving of donors like you changes students’ lives forever and provides faculty members opportunities to shine brighter.

Your gifts make these stories possible

Family Giving Matters

It’s no surprise that parents were the first responders for students when COVID-19 turned our world upside down.

Read about family giving impact

Hollywood Connections

Flyers in Hollywood brings together alumni working in the entertainment industry and current students who hope to do the same.

Read about Flyers in Hollywood

Getting and Giving Back Every Day

What inspires someone to give back to the University of Dayton for 20 years? It’s the things that happen on campus every day.

Read Margaret Pinnell's story

  • Impact
  • Scholarship
  • Giving Societies
  • Impact

    See how UD donors like you are funding positive growth and change every year. You can view current and past annual impact reports, read endowment reports, see how giving increases campus diversity, learn about our endowed chairs and view the top 10 funds that donors like you are supporting right now.

    Impact overview


    Giving to scholarships opens our campus community to students who build on our Catholic, Marianist ideals to lead lives filled with learning, leadership and service. Meet some of our scholarship students, read our annual scholarship report, learn about philanthropy week, see how scholarships shape the face of UD and search scholarships you’re interested in supporting.

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    Giving Societies

    Giving societies recognize and celebrate donors like you who, through your philanthropy and belief in UD, accelerate our growth while maintaining our history and traditions. As we approach our first campaign in nearly 20 years, donor commitment is more important than ever. With that in mind, our five societies are evolving to mirror the ambition and goals of this campaign.

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    By contributing to UD, you are helping to send out people who are well-educated with good value systems into the world. That's one of the best ways to have a big impact.

    Greg Palmer ’78