Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Support Diversity & Inclusion at UW

By donating to the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D), you are advancing access, equity and inclusion at the University of Washington. Gifts to our scholarships, programs, services, cultural activities and facilities ensure that underrepresented minority, first-generation and low-income students have access to higher education and support to succeed inside and beyond the classroom.

Our top funding priorities are:

wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House (phase II)

Intellectual House

  • Since 2015, wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House has served as a welcoming space for all communities and supported the academic pursuits of American Indian and Alaska Native students, faculty and staff.
  • The second phase adds a building for teaching and learning, as well as programming space, an arts lab and an Elders lounge.

Give to IHP2

Black Opportunity Fund

  • This fund has been created to address the challenges and harm of systemic racism on our Black students, staff, and faculty.
  • Awards, scholarships, programs and services will amplify and elevate Black experiences and communities.

Give to BOF

Instructional Center

  • Users are known to experience an average 1.35 increase in GPA after their first year
  • This fund ensures that we can help thousands more attain academic excellence and persist to graduation.

Give to IC

Educational Opportunity Program

Fethya Ibrahim is presented the Honors Award.

  • Access to higher education changes not only the lives of our students, but the lives of their families and communities as well.
  • By giving to this fund, you will help open doors of opportunity for generations to come.

Give to EOP

Recent philanthropy news:

Meeting the Needs of Black Students, Staff, Faculty

An anonymous donor establishes an endowment to help meet immediate and ongoing needs of our Black students, faculty and staff.

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Investing in Future Leaders

Sea Mar Community Health Centers and MultiCare Health Systems gives $100,000 to invest in future leaders and healthcare professionals.

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Making a Difference

See first-hand the impact that OMA&D’s Educational Opportunity Program scholarships have on the lives of our students.

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