1831 Fund

Scholarships for Students, by Students

Fund an NYU dream by making a contribution to the 1831 Fund. 100% of your donation goes to scholarships for incoming freshmen and transfer students.

Hello There!

We are excited to start a new year for the 1831 Fund with a new class! The Class of 2017 raised over $45,000. How 'bout it? Do you think YOU can beat it?


When you make a senior gift of $18.31+ by March 9th to the 1831 Fund, you'll be eligible for early access to Senior Week tickets!

I've made a donation, now what?

  • Early Access to Senior Week tickets will take place on Tuesday, March 27th and Wednesday, March 28th, from 12pm — 6pm.
  • Tickets must be purchased in-person at the NYU Skirball Center, Shagan Box Office, located at 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square.
  • Bring your student ID to the Shagan Box Office as verification. Representatives from the 1831 Fund will be present to confirm your donation.
  • Expect long lines. 1st come, 1st served!
  • Enjoy Senior Week!

Questions? Email us at 1831fund@nyu.edu

NYU One Day & School Competition

1831 Fund: NYU One Day 3/22/2018 and School Competition

On March 22nd the 1831 Fund will participate in the 3rd annual NYU One Day campaign, where the entire NYU community will join together for 24 hours to support students.

Our goal is to realize 200 donors to the 1831 Fund — and we can't do it without you!

When you make a gift of $5+ to the Fund you not only support student scholarships, but your gift counts towards the 1831 Fund school competition.

A $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to the school with the:

  • Most undergraduate donors by One Day
  • Largest increase in senior participants by One Day

Check us out here to see who is in the lead!

How to Give

1831 and $18.31

The 1831 Fund creates scholarships for incoming freshmen and transfer students. With a contribution of $18.31 in recognition of NYU's founding year, you will make a difference in the life of a fellow NYU student by helping to create much-needed scholarships.

Whether you donate $5, $18.31, $50 or $100, the sum of our gifts can make a collective difference in the lives of future students.

Participation is easy!

  • Make a gift using the form on this page or via Venmo @TheFund — and add your name and net ID in the description.
  • You're invited to make a gift any time before August 31, 2018. But there's no time like the present.

Get involved. Join the 1831 Fund committee!

  • Like 1831 Fund on Facebook!
  • Encourage your friends to participate.
  • For questions regarding the 1831 Fund please email 1831fund@nyu.edu.

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**Make a gift of $250.00 and become a member of the Young Alumni Leadership Circle.
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