About the Foundation
Rutgers University Foundation raises funds to support Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, inspiring philanthropic support and enduring connections with alumni and friends. By providing the bridge between donors and the schools and programs, faculty, and students that make up the university, it helps match caring people with satisfying and meaningful opportunities to better the world.
Founded in 1973, Rutgers University Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization whose sole mission is to support the Rutgers community. Gifts made through the foundation are deductible for federal income, gift, and estate tax purposes.
About the University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an academic, health, and research powerhouse that harnesses world-class talent, resources, and expertise to improve the human condition, in New Jersey and around the world. Appointed in 2020, President Jonathan Holloway is leading Rutgers at the most exciting moment of its more than 250-year history. Rutgers is made up of four chancellor-led units, each with its own strategic plan in support of the university.
Led by Chancellor-Provost Francine Conway, Rutgers University–New Brunswick conducts life-changing research and offers a premier education in a diverse community of ideas and change-makers. It consists of more than 49,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, approximately 10,000 faculty and staff, 17 degree-granting schools, more than 175 research centers, a premier Honors College, Douglass Residential College for women, and much more. Learn more.
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Led by Chancellor Brian L. Strom, RBHS is an academic health leader that is shaping the future of human health, pioneering breakthroughs, and integrating care to make the world well. RBHS is comprised of eight schools and seven centers/institutes, and includes academic, patient care, and research facilities. Learn more.
Led by Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Rutgers University–Newark is a leading urban research university that leverages diversity and high-impact scholarship to cultivate the talent essential to transform communities and change the world. It offers more than 40 majors and awards approximately 60 doctoral degrees, 1,000 graduate degrees, and 1,200 baccalaureate degrees each year. Rutgers University–Newark is consistently ranked as the most diverse national university in the United States. Learn more.
Led by Chancellor Antonio D. Tillis, Rutgers University–Camden delivers a highly personalized learning experience driven by focused research and civic engagement, fueled by its increasingly dynamic urban environment, to shape the next generation of diverse leaders. As the Rutgers of South Jersey, it delivers the academic heft expected from a powerhouse public research university, offering 38 undergraduate majors and 29 graduate programs across 4 schools and colleges. Learn more.