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Every year, the Stanford Associates Board of Governors funds grants to encourage new avenues for Stanford alumni volunteer service and engagement across the university.

2020-2021 Associates grant recipients

Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Racial Justice in Action: Alums Celebrate 25 Years of CCSRE: to strengthen and celebrate the CSRE alumni community as part of the 25th anniversary of the department through an online alumni event and a commemorative book featuring alumni interviews.

Haas Center for Public Service / Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

Engage San Joaquin Valley: to deepen Stanford’s engagement with and understanding of domestic rural communities by expanding awareness of the issues facing them, building capacity for leadership, and facilitating opportunities to cultivate empathy and trust between individuals with different rural and urban experiences.

Native American Cultural Center – Indigenous Excellence at Stanford

An Oral History of the Past 50 Years: to create an oral history project to celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of Stanford’s American Indian Organization and Stanford Powwow, highlighting the traditions of community building, activism, and indigenous experience at Stanford.

Stanford Alumni Association

Expansion of the First-Generation and/or Low-Income Alumni Network (FLAN) to expand and increase the impact of FLAN through targeted programming, enhanced group infrastructure and outreach, including virtual networking and webinar events and increased engagement with the annual AlumFLI Series for graduating FLI students and recent alumni.


Stanford Associates funds grants to campus organizations to help turn innovative alumni engagement ideas into reality.