The LSE Annual Fund is an essential resource that helps LSE to maintain its status as a world class university.
The generosity of alumni, parents, governors, staff and friends of LSE enables the Annual Fund to play a key role at the School.
You can now identify your preferred area of support in keeping with the School's strategic priorities:
Strategic initiatives – you could help the Annual Fund to respond flexibly to strategic priorities and emerging needs by designating an unrestricted gift to be used at LSE’s discretion.
Student support – direct your gift to scholarships and bursaries which provide financial assistance to ensure students are able to study at LSE.
Teaching and Research excellence – your gift could help academic initiatives that maintain LSE’s reputation as a world class centre of teaching and research excellence.
Student life – support initiatives that enhance the LSE student experience and contribute significantly to campus life.
By supporting the Annual Fund, you are demonstrating your pride and passion for LSE. You will also:
Join a global community of donors who collectively help LSE to maintain its world class reputation
Change a student's life by giving them the opportunity to experience an LSE education
See the immediate impact of your support in developing the leaders of tomorrow.
Annual Fund news
Gifts from more than 3,000 Annual Fund donors supporting 76 projects in 2013/14.
Students given development project opportunity thanks to Annual Fund award.
The Annual Fund report to donors 2012/13 demonstrates the impact unrestricted giving has on LSE life.
Annual Fund support for student-led initiatives - Over the 2012/13 academic year, the Annual Fund continued to support student-led academic initiatives, exemplified, to a large extent, by a number of conferences which have taken place through its backing.
Annual Fund Donor Reception 2013 - The generosity of some of the School’s most important supporters was celebrated at the second Annual Fund Donor Reception. Over canapés and drinks, donors met beneficiaries of their gifts and discussed some of the 67 projects that Annual Fund support has enabled this financial year.
LSESU international societies receive Annual Fund backing - The 2012/13 academic year has seen the Annual Fund support a number of LSE Students' Union international societies.