American University UFUND


  • Office of Development and Alumni Relations
    Fax: 202-895-4998

Mailing Address

Welcome to American University's UFUND Site!

UFUND is a new way for American University alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends to directly fund the projects and initiatives they care most about. Below are some exciting projects that need your support. If you find a project that inspires you, share the fundraising page with your friends and help these projects take flight.


DC Reads

DC Reads Kids on Campus Day

The DC Reads program at American University needs your support
to help fund its "Kids on Campus Day" where local DC children
will come visit the campus and get a glimpse of life in college.

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Goal: $10,000

Current: $30

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Planting Trees on the Quad

Help the American University Arboretum and Gardens plant three new oak trees, on the Friedheim Quad.

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Goal: $10,000                                      

Current: $10,000       GOAL COMPLETE!

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Eagle Summit Travel Scholarship

This travel scholarship was created to help offset travel costs for students who would like to attend Eagle Summit but do not have
the financial means to travel to Washington, D.C.
during the summer.

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Goal: $10,000              

Current: $146

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ATV Broadcast Equipment Upgrade

Help AU's own student run television station update their equipment with a new production switch to accommodate the newer and more efficient HD cameras.

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Goal: $10,000

Current: $900

Pep Band Sousaphone

The AU Pep Band needs your help to buy a new sousaphone!
Over the past two years, the pep band’s membership has nearly
tripled in size; because of this, a need for more instruments
has arisen.

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Goal: $6,500

Current: $524

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eagle digital fundraising

The Eagle Innovation Fund

Help secure the future of AU’s student newspaper, The Eagle, in the digital age!

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Goal: $16,500

Current: $0 


UFUND Guidelines and Application

Are you interested in submitting a project for AU's UFUND site? Read our guidelines and fill out the application for an opportunity to raise funds for a project that will help further the success of American University's students, faculty, staff, alumni, and anyone else involved in the AU community.

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*If a project does not reach its funding goal in the time allotted, the gifts will remain in the fund to be used towards an appropriate expense at the discretion of the vice president of Development and Alumni Relations in consultation with the university's finance officer.