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» Bringing The Chapman Family Back Together

This has been extraordinary year. The pandemic is asking everyone in the Chapman Family to dig deep, embrace new realities, and adapt in real time. We were able to rely on gifts from the Chapman Family -- alumni, parents, staff, faculty, friends and foundations – to continue our mission of creating a personalized education of distinction.

Now, we are working on our CU Safely Back initiative to provide support and direction so that Chapman can resume teaching and learning, while we work to bring our students, faculty and staff back to our campuses. We are looking to you again to help us as we bring our Chapman Family together - to a caring community that focuses on the health and well being of every student.

How you can help:

We have identified three areas where your donations will have the most impact:

CU SAFELY BACK FUND* for unrestricted immediate needs (CHAPMAN FUND)

FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS for ongoing and long-term support

The pandemic has directly affected our families and students in ways that may not be solvable for some time. Families who wish to provide multi-year gifts or gifts to a specific school or college may consider this avenue for their philanthropic support. Chapman Family members who donate through grants or corporate giving, or are considering a planned or legacy gift, might consider this as a lasting investment in our students. Gifts will help provide:

To speak with someone in more detail contact Kim Greenhall at or call 714-744-7045

FORGING AHEAD TO A BRIGHT FUTURE campaign for mission-focused priorities

Coronavirus may have forced change to our campus and community, but our mission and goals have not wavered. Our plan to CU SAFELY BACK energizes our work toward realizing future goals. When you make an investment to forge ahead to a bright future we can:

  • Ensure that our students have world-class programs and facilities (Rinker Campus, Fowler School of Engineering, Dance Studio)
  • Fund the priorities outlined by the deans of every school and college. (Strategic Plan initiatives)
  • Ensure a strong, visionary future through endowment and legacy gifts.

To speak with someone in more detail contact Kim Greenhall at or call 714-744-7045.

*In case you have not seen the provisions in the CARES Act related to charitable giving:

The bill includes a temporary universal charitable tax deduction for donations of up to $300 per individual for non-itemizing taxpayers, in addition to the suspension of donor limitations for the 2020 tax year.

University Giving Areas

Alumni »

Athletics »

Campus Development »

Chapman Fund »

Clinics, Centers and Institutes » 

Church Relations »

Collection of Art »

Libraries »

Legacy Planning »

Musco Center for the Arts »  

Scholarships »

Student Development »

Town & Gown »

Tribute and Memorial Donations »

Women of Chapman »

Giving to Schools and Colleges

Argyros School of Business and Economics »

School of Communication »

Attallah College of Educational Studies »

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts »

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences »

College of Performing Arts »

School of Pharmacy »

Fowler School of Law »

Schmid College of Science and Technology »

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences »

Fowler School of Engineering »

University Honors Program » 

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