Why Giving Matters

Every dollar you give grows exponentially. It touches the people and projects you directly support, but also every student, every patient, and our entire community—including YOU.

We salute our donors who are making a difference.


Why stanford,
Why now?

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We are in a time of biomedical revolution but innovation is being threatened by declines in public funding.

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Without philanthropic investment to help fuel fundamental discovery, we could lose the next generation of promising young scientists.

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We are building a new 824,000-square-foot hospital that will redefine the model of health care in the 21st century.

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Gifts to the new Stanford Hospital will help empower us to provide a new standard of care for our community and the world.

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Stanford is poised to create a new standard of cancer care.

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With philanthropy, the Stanford Cancer Initiative’s bold approach, combining leading-edge science and compassionate care, could be shared worldwide.

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Hidden in zettabytes of data are patterns and insights that could lead us to better health.

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Philanthropy provides students an opportunity to follow their passions and the freedom to pursue the most far-reaching research.

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Stanford Medicine’s 1200 postdocs and 600 grad students have the potential to pursue bold, high-potential research ideas.

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Philanthropy provides students an opportunity to follow their passions and the freedom to pursue the most far-reaching research.

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Because together, in this place, at this moment, we have a chance to change the future of medicine.

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A gift funding education, research or patient care could make an impact starting tomorrow—and for generations to come.