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Fundraising Priorities

Parent Fund

Gifts to the Parent Fund directly support President Pershing's Presidential Promise to ensure that every student has the opportunity to participate in a deeply engaged learning experience and has the resources they need to be successful. Click here to learn more about the Parent Fund.


Undergraduate Advancement works with philanthropic community members interested in funding scholarships for students involved in programs within Student Affairs and Undergraduate Studies.


Make It Real Campaign

The Make It Real Campaign focuses on generating scholarships for programs that support student success and retention, such as:

  • Learning Communities
    • Beacon Scholars
    • LEAP
    • New University Scholars
    • Block U
  • Capstone Experiences

Playfields Campaign

The University of Utah Playfields Campaign seeks to partner with community members to create three new playfields—including one atop the business school parking structure.


Erica Marken, Director
195 Central Campus Drive, Rm 116
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Last Updated: 9/25/17