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Contributions from alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends are critical to fulfilling LMU's educational mission. They help LMU maintain the caliber of its academic offerings, attract exceptional students and provide them with much-needed financial aid. Private donations also allow the university to strengthen the academic programs of its seven schools and colleges, recruit outstanding faculty and increase research opportunities. There is no substitute for the type of teaching and learning that LMU provides. Your support makes this possible.


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Impact Stories


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Major Gifts

University Hill Foundation Establishes Two New Scholarships

A $2.25 million gift for transfer student scholarships enhances LMU’s commitment to student access and inclusivity.

Former LMU president James N. Loughran, S.J., seen chatting with two students on campus circa 1985. Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University.

A 1986 Surprise Bequest Changes the Course of LMU History

An unexpected $44 million gift from Liliore Green Rains enabled LMU to achieve a new vision of excellence.

Eylenne Diaz ’25 is a political science major.

First-Generation Student Is Eager to Change the World

Political science major Eylenne Diaz ’25 has benefited from an array of scholarships, especially the Arrupe Scholarship.