Anderson Affiliates

Anderson Affiliates

For over 30 years, affiliates campaigns have played a fundamental role at UCLA Anderson. The UCLA Anderson Affiliates Campaign is a student-led initiative celebrating the effort and generosity of graduating Anderson students. Through the efforts of Affiliates Committee volunteers, the funds raised will support initiatives and priorities such as:

•Student support •Clubs and associations •Center innovations

The goals of Anderson Affiliates are to:

  • Pay it forward by turning affinity for Anderson into philanthropy.
  • Instill a culture and tradition of giving back to Anderson.
  • Spread awareness about the role of philanthropy in Anderson’s current and future successes.

Affiliates Committee:

  • Class gift committee is led by student leaders.
  • Volunteer responsibilities include philanthropic education, peer-to-peer engagement and building gratitude.
  • Experience serving on a nonprofit board and leave a lasting legacy at Anderson.
  • Committee is supported by development staff members.


Funds that come in through these campaigns are invested in UCLA Anderson to drive our school’s strength and reputation as a leader in management education. Participation in the class gift is a testament to the confidence and strength of our school.

In 2019, the Affiliates raised more than $270,000 to:

  • Fund the Anderson Venture Accelerator and Marion Anderson Hall
  • Grant student fellowships to attract the very best students
  • Support faculty research to attract new professors and protect and build our intellectual capital
  • Subsidize student-centered events and programs, competitions and conferences
  • Upgrade to a state-of-the-next learning facility, including classrooms, the courtyard, atriums and North Terrace
  • Bring distinguished leaders to speak to and inspire the Anderson community and link learning and research to current industry trends.