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Individual Giving

Over the years many alumni, faculty, staff, and friends have made significant contributions that have enabled the BOLD center to make great strides toward our goals. Don’t underestimate your power to make a difference!

For more information on fund types and other questions, see the CU-Boulder Giving Guide.)

Give Online Now

Make an immediate contribution in the amount of your choosing to one of these top priorities.

  • BOLD Center participation Scholarship – Endowed Fund
    Your gift to the BOLD Center Participation Endowed Scholarship Fund goes toward awarding annual scholarships to attract, support and retain talented undergraduate engineering students. The BOLD Center Participation Endowed Scholarship Fund is a permanent endowment, and annual distributions pursuant to the CU Foundation’s Spending Policy are available for the purpose of awarding BOLD participation scholarships.


  • BOLD Excellence Fund
    Provides support for the BOLD Center’s programs and operations at the University of Colorado Boulder. Your gift will help bolster academic performance of underrepresented engineering students through the Student Success Center (tutoring), awards and recognition events, career guidance workshops and research opportunities, all designed to increase student retention through inclusive excellence.


  • BOLD Center Participation – Current Scholarship Fund
    Your scholarship gift will enable the BOLD Center to attract, support and retain undergraduate engineering students through renewable BOLD participation scholarships, awarded annually and renewed based upon student performance.


  • K-12 Youth Access to CU Engineering Fund
    Your gift enables elementary, middle school and/or high school student groups to visit the CU Boulder campus and explore the exciting world of engineering by helping to fund programming, transportation, student luncheons, etc. K-12 youth will be inspired by faculty speakers, engage in creative hands-on projects and gain firsthand insight into what it takes to become an innovative engineer. A gift of $500 or more qualifies the donor for recognition as a K-12 Access Event Sponsor.


  • Create Your Own BOLD Participation Scholarship Endowment ($25,000 minimum)
    A BOLD Participation Scholarship Endowment is a permanent fund in which the principal is continually reinvested to provide a steady and growing stream of income. The income earned annually from the invested endowment, pursuant to the CU Foundation’s Spending Policy, will be used annually to award BOLD Participation Scholarships to attract, support and retain talented undergraduate engineering students — ensuring your scholarship support intentions in perpetuity. Please Contact Ashly Overturf ( to create your own BOLD Participation Scholarship Endowment.

Donate to Student Groups

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