Support Priorities

Connect your passion with our work. Our priority funds allow you to direct your gift to where it is needed most.

Connect our work with your passion. Our priority funds provide you with the opportunity to direct your gift where it is needed most.

Take your impact further by joining the Dean's Circle, our leadership giving society. Qualifying gifts, matching gifts, pledges and pledge payments made to UCLA School of Law count towards membership, which provides you with access to special communications and invitation-only networking events throughout the year.

UCLA Law Fund - formerly the Dean’s Discretionary Fund
Unrestricted gifts to the UCLA Law Fund provide the most flexibility and broadest support to the school, enabling us to immediately address urgent needs and new opportunities across all areas of UCLA School of Law.

Law Student Wellness Fund
Created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, gifts support our students' critical needs including: providing emergency grants up to $1000 for food, housing, health care and technology; guaranteeing summer stipends for government, public interest or law school funded employment; supporting counseling and mental health services; and supporting students' pro bono efforts to help others in great need.

Clinical Education Support Fund
Support provides our students with opportunities to supplement their education through direct client service, policy clinics and sophisticated simulations. These clinics provide unparalleled experiences working with clients and communities to address urgent problems, influence public policy, and improve the quality of legal problem-solving.

Faculty Research and Support Fund
UCLA Law faculty are among the most prominent legal scholars in the nation. Contributions to the Faculty Research and Support Fund enable us to recruit and retain leading educators and support their path-breaking scholarship.

Law Library & Technology Support Fund
Gifts to the Law Library & Technology Support Fund help to maintain the intellectual hub of UCLA Law and one of the great legal resources in California. Your gift allows us to adopt new technologies and virtual resources, support outstanding staff and ensure that future generations benefit from this remarkable portal of information.

Law Student Scholarship and Support Fund
Be a part of UCLA Law's unwavering commitment to equality of access and opportunity by providing scholarships for deserving students with financial need.

Public Interest Support Fund
Your support provides resources to students preparing to dedicate their careers to public service and advocacy in the public interest.

Diversity & Inclusion Fund
UCLA Law's commitment to diversity and inclusion is central to its identity as a public law school and essential to its mission of preparing citizen-lawyers who work in an increasingly interconnected society.

Interested in additional ways to direct your gift? Contact us to find a funding purpose to fit your passion.

Centers of Excellence

David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law & Policy

This program is of the nation’s most innovative and successful law school public interest programs.

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