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COVID-19: How You Can Help

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COVID-19: How You Can Help

In the midst of this global crisis, the College has received an extraordinary outpouring of support from our alumnae, families, and friends. We are encouraged by and grateful for your generosity as the Scripps community rallies for our students, faculty, and staff with courage, confidence, and hope. As the pandemic continues, we invite you to aid Scripps in our efforts to provide critical support to our students and faculty through online learning tools, academic resources, and health and wellness assistance.

Areas of Support

Make a gift and learn more about how your generosity is making an impact in the Scripps community.

  • The COVID-19 Response Fund: Help cover unanticipated expenses and sustain Scripps during the pandemic.
  • The Student Emergency Fund: Help defray student costs for travel, storage, and distance-learning technology.
  • Scholarships: Ensure that students can continue to attend Scripps by reducing their financial burden
  • The Scripps Fund: Support essential College operations and academic programs for our students and faculty


For individuals who itemize their deductions, the new CARES Act allows for cash contributions to qualified charities such as Scripps College to be deducted up to 100% of your adjusted gross income for the 2020 calendar year.