Impact

You’re The Denver Difference

At DU, we’re constantly proving our mettle as a world-class university for top faculty and high-performing students.

Your generosity helps build our ability to open doors for the next generation of difference-makers. Philanthropy bridges the gap between ambition, merit and equitable access. It makes the full promise of DU’s 4D Experience a reality for all students.

At DU, we strive to be known for the impact we make in the world and for our character as authentically good individuals who care about others, our future, and our planet.

Your support makes these aspirations a reality.

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Featured News

At DU, we’re constantly proving that we are a world-class university for top faculty and high-performing students. Leaders come to DU to change lives and shape the future.

Explore the impact philanthropic giving and how The Denver Difference is coming to life.

Introducing the James C. Kennedy Mountain Campus

With a generous $26 million dollar gift from a University of Denver alumnus, we are taking a dramatic leap forward in our commitment to providing a transformational, 4D Experience for our students and all in the DU community.

We are pleased to announce the James C. Kennedy Mountain Campus at the University of Denver!

Featured Publication

The story of The Denver Difference lies in the vision for what this campaign can achieve for our students, our community and our world. Through our Campaign Field Guide, Illuminating Impact and more, you can learn more about The Denver Difference and how it will shape DU’s future.

Campaign Field Guide

Higher education is facing a defining moment. It’s time to rethink what universities can really promise students and society. While no single institution can provide all the answers – we can lead in the right direction. The Denver Difference is our call to action.