Giving Priorities

Investments in Students

A combination of endowment and immediate-use funding will provide essential support to attract and retain highly qualified students regardless of their financial background, helping to create a richer and more vibrant academic and professional community.

  • Endowed Scholarships
  • Endowed Graduate Fellowships
  • Endowed Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Current-Use Student Support
  • Student Travel, Research, or Community Service Funds

Investments in Faculty and Research

Endowed professorships and research support will help USC Davis recruit and retain top experts as well as provide resources for talented junior faculty members to build their careers. Building upon USC Davis’s research infrastructure in key areas will help faculty members conduct state-of-the-art research on gerontology’s most important issues.

  • Endowed Centers and Institutes
  • Endowed Chairs and Professorships
  • Endowed Center and Institute Directorships
  • Visiting Professorships
  • Endowed Research Funds
  • Seed Funds for Research and Innovation

Investments in Community and Global Outreach

Gifts to strengthen and build upon USC Davis’s outreach and service programs will accelerate the translation of discoveries made at the school into innovative solutions to an array of aging challenges.

  • Endowed Centers and Institutes
  • Endowed Directorships
  • Endowed Funds for Service and Outreach Programs
  • Funds to Develop and Pilot New Products and Services
  • Funds to Seed Interdisciplinary Collaborations and Projects
  • Unrestricted Current-Use Support