Annual Giving




Every gift to Nevada, no matter the size, makes a difference


Annual Giving enhances a wide range of academic programs, increases hands-on learning experiences and provides services, scholarships and financial flexibility to meet critical needs and seize unplanned opportunities as they arise. This support ensures Nevada and its students are competitive in a growing global economy.


Annual Giving is the primary way for alumni, parents and friends to support the University of Nevada, Reno with gifts under $1,000. Annual Giving is a commitment to the University, whether that be through unrestricted support to the Nevada Fund, support to the Parents Fund, or giving to specific areas on campus.


If you are fulfilling a pledge that you made over the phone with one of our Annual Giving Graduate Assistants, please find the specific area you pledged to on the right, click on the fund and then fulfill your gift.


Nevada Fund: The Nevada Fund provides the University with financial flexibility to support the greatest needs and emerging opportunities on campus.


Parents Fund: Unrestricted gifts to the Parents Fund play an important role in maintaining and upgrading resources available to all students.


Academic areas: You can support a specific college or area on campus that means the most to you. Supporting an academic area’s annual fund ensures the area is able to respond to critical needs as they arise.


Student Emergency Funds: Student Emergency funds were created to provide financial support to undergraduate students in emergency circumstances. Throughout the pandemic, many students and their families have faced gaps in incomes and struggled to meet basic needs. Amid extreme economic uncertainty and rising student debt balances, most college students say the coronavirus crisis has changed how they feel about their financial future.


Libraries: University Libraries are an integral part of the student experience; a gift to the Libraries impacts every Nevada student’s academic experience.


Marching Band: No matter the venue, the Wolf Pack Marching Band brings spirit and excitement, enhancing the game experience. Gifts allow the band to travel to select away games and purchase equipment, instruments and uniforms among other uses.


For more information about supporting the University of Nevada, Reno, please contact Torrey Hood, director of annual giving at or (775) 682-6544.

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