- Unrestricted: Gifts with no restrictions are applied where dollars are needed most. The flexibility of unrestricted funds enables the university to embrace evolving ideas, programming, and technology.
- Financial Aid: These gifts to the Alumni Fund help Yale maintain its need-blind admissions policy, which promises that students will be accepted regardless of financial need. This year, 50% of undergraduates were awarded some amount of need-based financial aid.
- Facilities: The support of donors allows for the renovation and maintenance of Yale’s world-renowned campus.
- Faculty Support and Curriculum Development: Gifts designated toward academic excellence support the faculty, as well as guest lecturers, symposia, workshops, and new curriculum.
- Library Resources: New acquisitions and the conservation of existing collections for Yale’s forty-two library facilities are among the funding priorities.
- Undergraduate Life: Gifts designated toward this area fund all aspects of co-curricular life at Yale: the arts, residential college activities, volunteer pursuits, and publications.
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