Innovating with a Mission, the Campaign for Santa Clara University aims to raise $1 Billion to advance SCU boldly into the next stage of our storied history. Support our mission and inspire the next generation of ethical leaders.

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InsideSCU Episode 1: Pursuing the Promise of an SCU Education

Learn how the Santa Clara community supports first generation college students through high-impact experiential learning opportunities and scholarships.

Meet President Kevin O'Brien, S.J.

Join fellow alumni, parents and friends to meet Santa Clara University's 29th president, Kevin O'Brien, S.J., and envision our shared future together.

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Fr. O’Brien’s Inauguration Shines Light on the Campaign and SCU’s Future

Santa Clara’s ambitious Innovating with a Mission campaign themes echoed strongly at President Kevin O'Brien, S.J.,'s inauguration Oct. 11.

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Finn Residence Hall Comes to Life

The residence hall named for lead donor Stephen A. Finn MBA ’76 comes to life, supporting SCU's growth.

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Engineering a Better Future for SCU Students

Gratitude spurred Greenie Van Buren ’71, M.S. ’78 and husband Donald ’70 to give back to the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation.

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Recent SCU Alumna Gets REAL About Her Work at the Triton Museum

Athena Snyder '18 takes art world by storm thanks to the REAL program.

Join Us on Our Mission

We invite you to participate in Innovating with a Mission, the Campaign for Santa Clara University, a comprehensive campaign to raise $1 Billion for our goal to advance a distinctive Jesuit education that develops persons of character who will lead lives of integrity, meaning, and purpose. This campaign will support student scholarships, professorships and faculty, interdisciplinary learning programs, and world-class facilities.




We move our historic $1B campaign goal forward with tremendous momentum. To support the planned growth of the University, gifts will be allocated across three different campaign priorities and general University funds. And your participation has the power to shape the future of our University.

Breakdown by Priorities

Opening Doors: $210 MILLION
Grow financial resources that open doors for deserving students and increase national visibility. LEARN MORE ›
Educating the Whole Person: $180 MILLION
Enhance the holistic education that SCU promises to every one of its students. LEARN MORE ›
Innovating for the World: $330 MILLION
Support and promote innovation to serve our global community. LEARN MORE ›
General University Funds: $280 MILLION
Support for University operations.


insideSCUTune In

Join us for a new interactive live web series to hear captivating stories from inside Santa Clara University, featuring personal accounts from the Mission campus as well as the newest initiatives our Bronco students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents are engaging in.