Giving to the School of Arts and Sciences: The Why, Where, and How

Why is supporting Tufts’ School of Arts and Sciences so important? Your gift literally fuels the engine that creates transformative experiences for students on the Hill—in classrooms, labs, studios, athletics fields, and shared learning spaces.

Gifts from alumni, parents, and friends empower Tufts students and faculty to be at the forefront of research and innovation, creativity and collaboration, and able to focus on civic engagement with a global impact. Now that we’ve addressed the “why,” it’s important to know the “where” and “how.”

Where you give is up to you—provide immediate and broad impact through annual fund gifts, cement your legacy through your estate, or provide leadership and endowed gifts to support faculty, research, or facilities. The options for how you can give are almost limitless.

By knowing the Why, Where, and How of giving to Tufts, you are ready to make your gift! By doing so, you enable Tufts to emphatically say “YES!” to educating creative scholars who generate bold ideas, innovate in the face of complex challenges, and distinguish themselves as active citizens of the world.  

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Annual giving

The Tufts Fund provides annual support for the teaching and research mission of the School of Arts and Sciences. Tufts Fund gifts support financial aid, research, and opportunities that make a Tufts education meaningful, from guest speakers, art exhibits, and performances to preorientation programs, athletics, and summer internships.

Developing spaces for creating knowledge and transformational experiences

Supporting faculty scholarship, teaching, research, and innovation

  • Endowed and term professorships
  • Named deanships
  • Labs and research initiatives

Enhancing graduate programs

  • Graduate fellowships
  • Summer research stipends
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Your support is vital. Gifts will directly benefit students and faculty, strategic initiatives, programs, and campus improvements, as they strengthen Tufts for years to come.

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