The mission of The UCLA Foundation is to actively promote philanthropy and manage donated resources for the advancement of UCLA.
For more than 60 years, The UCLA Foundation has helped provide the resources and the vision to shape UCLA into a world-class university.
Today, The UCLA Foundation manages an endowment that, as of June 30, 2008, was valued in excess of $1.4 billion. In 2008, gifts and pledges totaled $481 million – ranking the university first in total amount raised for public universities.
In FY08, The Foundation’s endowed investment pool surpassed the $1 billion mark for the first time in its history.