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Giving to USC Gould




Support USC Gould

USC Gould is among the nation’s top-ranked law schools, with a global reputation for excellence in legal scholarship and for our student diversity, topflight interdisciplinary training and tight-knit alumni network of more than 10,000 professionals around the world. Backed by this support, USC Gould attracts and retains world-class faculty from across diverse disciplines who care deeply about the law and about preparing the next generation of lawyers.

Keep USC Gould at the forefront of legal education

USC Gould’s continued preeminence depends on the ongoing philanthropic support of our alumni and friends. Your investment in the school signals your belief in our mission — as well as in the potential of our students. This support is critical to our capacity to provide outstanding experiential learning opportunities, attract and retain the finest legal minds for our faculty, and ensure our diverse and talented student body can attend USC Gould regardless of their financial circumstances.

The cost of delivering high-quality legal education has soared, and USC Gould grants more than 95 percent of our students some form of scholarship aid — thanks to your generosity.

Your gift makes a meaningful difference

Your gift in any amount helps shape the future of the school — and of the entire legal profession.

Unrestricted funding makes it possible for USC Gould to remain competitive, be responsive and harness new opportunities as they arise. The Dean’s Strategic Support Fund sustains the school’s commitment to progressive, cutting-edge education and drives continued excellence in such areas as faculty recruitment, admissions, scholarships and other signature programs.

Whether you provide invaluable unrestricted support, fund tuition assistance, contribute to our renowned clinics or research institutes, or help expand career development resources, know that your investment fuels innovation in legal education and scholarship and has a meaningful impact on our students and faculty.

However you choose to support USC Gould, we are grateful for your partnership!

How to Give

Every gift has the power to enhance the school and help fulfill the dreams of our students.

You can contribute to USC Gould in any of the following ways:

  • Donate online.
  • Call 213-821-3560 to make a credit card gift by phone.
  • Complete a USC Gould gift form and fax it to 213-821-3591.
  • Complete a USC Gould gift form and mail it to:
    USC Gould School of Law
    Development and Graduate Relations
    1149 South Hill Street
    Suite 340
    Los Angeles CA 90015
  • Contact Manuela Bula at 213-821-3561 or mbula@law.usc.edu to make a gift of stock.

Your gift is tax-deductible as permitted by law. If you have any questions, please email alumni@law.usc.edu or call 213-821-3560.

Matching Gifts

Many law firms and businesses match employee contributions to educational institutions, which can double or even triple the impact of your original gift. Some also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. Check our database of employer matching gifts or call 213-740-0038.

Planned Giving

Planned and estate gifts from our alumni and friends ensure that USC Gould’s mission of providing superior legal education and scholarship will continue in perpetuity.

Learn more about how you can leave a legacy to aid both current and future law students by contacting Chloe Reid at 213-740-2610 or creid@law.usc.edu. To explore planned giving and estate gift options further, visit the USC Office of Gift Planning website or call 213-740-2682 to speak to a USC gift planning expert.

The USC Gould Campaign

The $150 million USC Gould Initiative is the most ambitious in our school history, and is part of The Campaign for the University of Southern California — an historic, multi-year effort to secure $6 billion or more in private support from individual donors, foundations and corporations. Reaching this lofty goal will require the most significant fundraising effort in our history — one that will touch and transform every aspect of the university and USC Gould. We invite your partnership to help fulfill this potential.

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