The annual Gala in the Garden supports the Hammer Museum at UCLA’s internationally acclaimed exhibitions and public programs, which are free to the public.
A second round of Centennial Campaign giving brings the couple’s campaign contributions to nearly $60 million.
Among the highlights are a $50 million gift from Mattel, Inc. to the children’s hospital — the largest corporate gift in UCLA history — and the most gifts ever from young alumni.
Highlights include honors for Ava DuVernay and Hilton Als and tributes from J.J. Abrams and Maggie Nelson, live performance by HAIM.
The UCLA Health program provides surgical and medical treatment, and psychological health support for post-9/11-era service members, veterans and their families.
The donation resulted from a fundraising effort launched by Dr. Howard Park, a graduate of the school’s postgraduate training program and a part-time faculty member.
The money raised from the event, which also celebrated artist Laurie Anderson and filmmaker Todd Haynes, supports the museum’s free exhibitions and public programs.
This year’s total came from a record-high 61,740 donors, who showed their support for undergraduate scholarships, endowed professorships and graduate student fellowships.
Actress Kate Hudson was honored at the event benefiting the Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.
The total donation includes an already received gift of $1 million and a $14 million in matching funds to support operations and grow the museum’s endowment.
In its first-ever crowdfunding campaign, the UCLA Alumni Association’s push to raise $250,000 for student scholarships and support through UCLA Spark ended up surpassing that goal by generating 839 gifts totaling $447,800.
This year’s gala raised a record $1.75 million for UCLA’s environmental research, education and community projects and recognized Ted Sarandos, Wendy and Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Skoll.
UCLA broke ground today on two comprehensive training and performance facilities for student-athletes playing football and basketball.
The new members, all UCLA alumni and long-time supporters, will serve two-year terms.
The total smashes the previous high set in 2013–14 and accelerates the momentum of the Centennial Campaign for UCLA.
In an evening that mixed Hollywood glamour with serious intellectual conversation, the UCLA Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies raised nearly $900,000.
The Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA celebrated its 3rd annual Kaleidoscope Ball at 3LABS in Culver City on May 2.
The Great Minds Gala, held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on April 19, raised more than $1 million for research at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.
UCLA's new on-campus basketball training and performance facility that will house the Bruins' storied men's and women's basketball programs will be named the Mo Ostin Basketball Center, it was announced today by Director of Athletics Dan Guerrero.
If 2,200 Bruins donated to any of UCLA’s funds prior to the UCLA-USC football game Nov. 22, alumni Karren Ganstwig and Howard Welinsky pledged to give an additional $100,000 to UCLA.
The star-studded fundraiser featured tributes to artist Mark Bradford, musician Joni Mitchell and a performance by pop singer Sia.
UCLA Foundation’s new leadership aims to help campus reach goal of raising $1 billion for student support
The Foundation also announced new board members Chris Adams, Susan Baumgarten, Jeffrey Brown and Russell Hagey and new terms for returning members Yolanda Gorman and chair emeritus Peter Taylor.
Steve Tisch donates $10M to UCLA program devoted to researching, treating sports concussions, especially in youth
Tisch's funding will help UCLA create the world’s most sophisticated research, prevention and treatment program for athletics-related brain injuries.
Nearly a thousand UCLA students danced for 26 hours at Pauley Pavilion to benefit research and outreach to help stop the spread of AIDS around the world.
Hosted by Jeanne and Tony Pritzker, the star-studded event raised $650,000 to support UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability research and education initiatives.