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Giving Priorities

From scholarships, to community-engaged research, to hands-on learning, your gifts allow us to grow critical programs within the School of Social Work. If you are curious about specific areas of giving related to the school’s giving priorities, contact Assistant Director of Development Diana Cruz.

Student Support

  • Scholarships transform lives by increasing access to education, providing mobility and choice to students receiving support.
  • Graduate assistantships support pivotal work in the school and provide valuable experience to students.
  • Student groups and clubs provide community and opportunities for advocacy.

Community-Engaged Research

Researchers in the School of Social Work push the boundaries of both policy and practice to improve lives and outcomes locally and globally. Research areas of expertise include:

  • Anti-racism and bullying in schools
  • Culturally-appropriate psilocybin therapies
  • LGBTQ+ student development and wellbeing
  • Prevention science
  • Justice-involved youth
  • Youth development
  • And more!


The School of Social Work’s outreach arms harness their expertise as researchers and educators to fulfill our mission as a land-grant university and increase the health and well being of Coloradoans through outreach, policy, and continuing and professional education

Our outreach centers include:

Faculty Support

Faculty are at the heart of the student experience. Their teaching and research lay the foundation of student success. As part of our commitment to anti-racism and anti-oppression, faculty support funds often support DEIJ trainings from other expert organizations. Funds also go to: travel and conference support, and more.

Give to the School of Social Work

We welcome you to give to the area that you care about most.

Your support to this fund allows the school to provide unique opportunities and be responsive to emerging needs presented in the program.

Your scholarship gift is important for helping students achieve their dreams. (Select from the list of scholarships in the drop-down menu and learn more about each one.)

HABIC is a program that effectively uses the powerful human-animal bond in therapeutic settings.

Honoring Our History Legacies Project

Visit the Legacies Project pages to learn about the personal and professional histories of select retirees and faculty emeriti. On their Legacies pages, you can read more about the School of Social Work honorees and make a gift in their honor.

Legacies Honorees

With You, We Will.

The College of Health and Human Sciences is promoting health and well-being, for everyone. And, with your help, we will succeed!

Student group with text `With You, We Will.`