Giving Areas

Groundbreaking research, life-saving treatment, world-class education: there are countless opportunities to support UCSF in each of our endeavors. Some opportunities are highlighted below, while a more extensive list is located on our Giving Areas page.


The UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will be built through the generous support of philanthropic partners who envision better health for people at home and well beyond. Your contributions will ultimately allow us to discover more cures – and save more lives. Learn more

Leukemia Cells

More than one million Americans are diagnosed with cancer each year – and nearly one in four dies from the disease. Through cutting-edge translational research and the finest clinical care, UCSF aims to change these statistics.
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Stem Cell Researcher

Through revolutionary stem cell and regeneration medicine, UCSF is committed to the discovery of life-changing, life-saving treatments for patients affected by many of life’s most neural, cardiovascular, reproductive and other devastating diseases.Stem Cell and Regeneration Medicine

Recent Graduate

UC San Francisco's four-year, $100 million education fundraising initiative, is the first initiative of its kind at UCSF. As a public institution, UC San Francisco is committed to access and affordability.
Health Sciences Education

Benioff Children's Hospital

Children's Hospital

We're now building a new hospital at UCSF Mission Bay designed just for children and their families – one where they'll find compassionate care at the healing edge of scientific discovery. The facility will enable physicians to use the most sophisticated technology to diagnose and treat childhood illnesses, from common ailments to complex diseases. At the same time, the environment will be family friendly and filled with warmth, light and color.

This new children's hospital is part of the $1.6 billion UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay that broke ground in 2010. To bring the extraordinary new UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital at Mission Bay to life, we need the generosity of visionary donors. With your support, we'll continue to raise the standard of excellence for children's health care around the world.