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Thank you for considering a donation to the LEAD Scholars Program. Through your donation, you can help first-generation college students experience all that Santa Clara University has to offer. 

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LEAD Giving

Thank you for your support of the LEAD Scholars Program! To make a donation, please click on the link below. You can then select to donate to our:

  1. LEAD Scholars Program Fund: A donation to this fund will primarily contribute to our microgrants and fellowships that support students' basic educational and living expenses, including emergency expenses; and their participation in unpaid internships, undergraduate research, study abroad and other educational opportunities not covered by tuition. This funding may also be used for other programmatic needs. 
  2. LEAD Scholarship Fund: A donation to this fund will contribute to LEAD Scholars' educational costs at SCU, including tuition, fees and other educational expenses. 
 
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees. Please use the button below to find out if your company has a matching gift policy and how to request a matching donation. 
 
You should be able to make a matching gift directly to LEAD with Santa Clara University or President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College as the umbrella organization.