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Office of Development

Supporting the university’s mission

Office of Development

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The Office of Development works with alumni, parents, and friends to support the university’s mission of excellence in teaching, research, and patient care, and to help accelerate Stanford’s purposeful impact in the world.

The generosity of Stanford donors enables the work of students, faculty, and researchers through undergraduate financial aid, professorships, and graduate fellowships; advances groundbreaking discoveries in science, engineering, and medicine; and fuels the social sciences, arts, and humanities. 

Gifts from alumni, parents, and friends help build a diverse community of scholars that are driven by curiosity and intellectual rigor—and empower them to address the most complex of global challenges.

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