The Elevate Scholarship Initiative—a $25 million philanthropic effort—helps undergraduate students remain at AU. It's our commitment to creating pathways to purpose for AU changemakers.
Impact of Giving
Giving plays an important role in the life of the university. Individuals' philanthropy makes a difference to the work of our students, faculty, and staff.
On May 12, 2021, President Sylvia M. Burwell announced Change Can't Wait: The Campaign for American University.
Ways to Give
You can support the university in a variety of ways; whether by annual gifts, endowments, or gifts from your estate. Find out how you can make a difference at AU.Learn More