As the University’s primary vehicle for unrestricted support, The Brown Fund provides vital funding where it’s most needed across College Hill. 

One of our greatest areas of need is financial aid. With The Brown Fund, we’re able to make a Brown education possible for the most talented students from every income stratum. Unbound by limitations, The Brown Fund enables the University to nimbly respond to today’s most pressing needs and harness emerging opportunities.

Give to The Brown Fund

Support Brown where it's most needed.


Your gift to The Brown Fund supports:

  • Sustaining financial aid and ensuring that we can keep our promise to meet 100% of every undergraduate student’s demonstrated need. 
  • Recruiting and retaining world-class faculty.
  • Funding innovative, self-directed learning opportunities for students.
  • Bolstering the graduate student experience.

Stories of Impact

Brown Fund Scholarship

Since 1990, Brown Fund Scholarships have helped bring countless students to College Hill. Each scholarship provides financial aid for a deserving undergraduate student who otherwise may not have been able to afford a Brown education.

Establishing a Named Brown Fund Scholarship requires a four- or five-year commitment of $25,000+ per year or a one-time gift of $100,000. Interested donors can also create a Named Brown Fund International Scholarship for $30,000+ per year.

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