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Why I Give

Tell us why you give to Vanderbilt

Thank you for your generous contribution to Vanderbilt. With your investment, you are part of a special community of support that includes more than 50,000 alumni, students, faculty, parents, staff, friends and community members yearly.

Because you play such an important role in strengthening Vanderbilt's mission to educate, discover and lead, we would love to hear your story about why you give to your area of interest. To tell us why you choose to support Vanderbilt, please fill out the form below.

You can also email us at We may contact you to feature your response on this website or in other Vanderbilt communication efforts.

We can’t wait to read your story!