The university's honorary organization for alumni volunteer service, Stanford Associates was established in 1935. Led by its Board of Governors, Stanford Associates recognizes and encourages alumni engagement through awards and grants.
Learn more about the Stanford Associates' grants program, which annually provides funding to campus organizations for innovative projects that engage alumni.
Looking for a Stanford Associate? Search our list of lifetime Stanford Associates designees, the university's most dedicated volunteers.
Board of Governors
The Stanford Associates Board of Governors oversees the Associates' awards and grants programs.
Stanford’s volunteer leaders are cultivated over years and across university programs and disciplines. Read our tips for taking your volunteer service to the next level.