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Giving to Pepperdine

Donor Groups

Pepperdine is blessed with a broad base of alumni, friends, students, faculty, and staff who are inspired to financially support our students and our mission. The groups outlined below bring together supporters who have affinity with particular aspects of Pepperdine's rich and varied university community. Click on a group or school, and use our convenient on-line giving form to make your gift.


When you make a gift to the Graziadio School, you support business education that combines the very best academic and real-world preparation in a curriculum that honors the core values of integrity, stewardship, courage, and compassion.

Alumni support is an especially important endorsement of the school, which directly impacts current students and faculty. The Graziadio School's large and vibrant alumni community is a valuable resource beyond the classroom.

The Graziadio School coordinates a host of networking and professional education events through its alumni organization, The Graziadio Alumni Network.

Graziadio Alumni Network and Graziadio Executive Associates

$100 - $299 Graziadio Century Club
$300 - $599 Graziadio Silver Century Club
$600 - $999 Graziadio Gold Century Club
$500 Executive Associates (recent grad rate – within five years of graduation)
$1,000+ Executive Associates

Making your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select Graziadio School of Business and Management as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, including the Graziadio Century Clubs, the Executive Associates, and other worthy endeavors within the business school.

Thank you for supporting the Graziadio School!

An unwavering commitment to academic excellence, the student experience, and community partnerships distinguishes Pepperdine's outstanding graduate school. Your contribution to GSEP supports future leaders in our fields – your future colleagues. Please consider supporting GSEP by giving at a Colleague membership level:

$25 Student Colleague
$50 First Time Colleague
$100-299 Colleague
$300-599 Silver Colleague
$600-999 Gold Colleague
$1,000+ Education and Psychology Associates

Making your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select Graduate School of Education and Psychology as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, including the Colleagues, the Education and Psychology Associates, and other worthy endeavors within GSEP.

Thank you for supporting the Graduate School of Education and Psychology!

A spirit of generosity pervades Pepperdine's Seaver College, personified by committed faculty, enthusiastic students, and charitable alumni, parents, and friends. Donations to the Seaver and Seaver Parent Century Clubs provide an important level of annual support to Seaver College that directly benefits current students and faculty.

Century Club

Please consider supporting Seaver College at one of the following levels:

$100 - $299 Century Club
$300 - $599 Silver Century Club
$600 - $999 Gold Century Club
$1,000+ Pepperdine Associates

For more information, please visit the "giving back" to Seaver College web pages.

Friends of the Theatre

The Seaver College Friends of the Theatre group provides helping hands as well as financial support to Pepperdine's hardworking Theatre Department. Please consider supporting our student performers by giving at one of the following levels:

Friends of the Theatre

$100 - $299 Silver Membership
$300 - $599 Gold Membership
$600 - $999 Platinum Membership
$1,000+ Diamond Membership

For more information, please contact Courtney Schrieber at 310-506-6105 or

International Programs

Participating in one of Seaver College's international programs is a transformational experience – intellectually, socially, personally, and spiritually. Your generous gift to these programs ensures this opportunity for future students. Please consider giving at one of the following levels:

$50 - $99 Circle Membership
$100 - $299 Silver Circle Membership
$300 - $599 Gold Circle Membership
$600 - $999 Platinum Circle Membership
$1,000+ Pepperdine Associates Membership

To learn more about international program reunions, visit our alumni pages.

Making your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select Seaver College as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, inclusive of all donor groups and other worthy endeavors within Seaver College. You may also indicate your giving preferences in the form’s comments section.

Your gift to the School of Law gives your alma mater countless opportunities, including funding visits from justices of the Supreme Court, providing our students with public interest stipends, and supporting human rights initiative partnerships.

We encourage you to partner with the school through a Law Associates or 1% Society membership. All gifts, no matter the amount, make a difference and help to improve the reputation and ranking of the Law School.

Law Associates

Members of the Law Associates support the school with annual gifts of $1,000 or more. Please contact for more information.

1% Society

The One Percent Society is the School of Law's newest giving group and was formed as a response to the many advancements occurring each day here at Pepperdine. Members of the One Percent Society are valued partners whose loyal support is essential to the future success of the school. Each member of the One Percent Society commits to giving an annual gift of 1% of their annual income toward the future advancement of Pepperdine Law. Gifts made through the One Percent Society may be directed toward any of the many programs at the law school or toward the area of greatest need. If you would like more information regarding the One Percent Society, please contact at 310-506-7994.

Making your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select School of Law as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, inclusive of all donor groups and other worthy endeavors within the Law School. You may also indicate your giving preferences in the form's comments section.

Donors to the School of Public Policy support an educational experience purposefully and uniquely designed to prepare students for lives of service. Scholarship and Internship support are critical to the school's mission, and are areas where your gift can truly make a difference.

Pacesetters

Please consider making your gift at one of the following recognition levels

$100 - $299 Pacesetters
$300 - $599 Silver Pacesetters
$600 - $999 Gold Pacesetters
$1,000+ School of Public Policy Advocate Associates

Making Your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select School of Public Policy as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, inclusive of all donor groups and other worthy endeavors within the School of Public Policy. You may also indicate your giving preferences in the form's comments section.

Your gift to the Associated Women of Pepperdine provides urgently needed scholarship funds to students from the Churches of Christ. For more information, visit the AWP web pages.

Membership Levels

Annual Memberships

$50 AWP Member (ladies)
$50 AWP Member (gentlemen)
$10 AWP Student

Life Memberships

$250 plus annual dues Life Member
$500 plus annual dues Patron Member
$1,000 plus annual dues Helen Pepperdine Member or George Pepperdine Fellow
$5,000 plus annual dues Helen M. Young Member or M. Norvel Young Fellow

Membership at the $1,000 level entitles you to participate for one year in the Pepperdine Associates program, with all of its benefits.

Making your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select Seaver College as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, which includes AWP Scholarships. Please indicate your membership preferences in the form's comments section.

Your gift to Pepperdine Athletics provides better resources to students who wear the Waves uniform, helping the department carry on the tradition of excellence for which it has long been recognized. Click here for more information on Pepperdine Athletics giving opportunities.

Waves Club

All athletics donors are members of the Waves Club. Donors of $1,000 or more annually, are recognized through the Pepperdine Associates.

Making your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select Athletics as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, which includes all Pepperdine teams. You may also indicate your preferences in the form's comments section.

Your gift to the Boone Center will further the mission of equipping and educating students, leaders, and influencers with resources and research that promote strong families and quality relationships. For more information, visit the Boone Center web pages.

Friends of the Family League

$150 Annual membership
$1,000 Boone Center for the Family Associates

Click here for more information about the Pepperdine Associates program.

Making your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select Graduate School of Education and Psychology as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, including Friends of the Family League and Boone Center for the Family. You may also indicate your preferences in the form's comments section.

Donors to the Center for the Arts support hundreds of innovative, entertaining, and diverse programs each year. Gifts close the gap between ticket prices and the actual cost of performances and exhibitions. Visit the Center for the Arts web pages for more information.

Guild Membership Levels

$100 Silver
$150 Sterling
$300 Gold
$500 Platinum
$1,000 Diamond (also recognized as a Pepperdine Associate)

Making your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select Center for the Arts as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, including Center for the Arts Guild. You may also indicate your preferences in the form's comments section.

Each year, generous George Pepperdine College alumni support the University with annual gifts. Donors are partners in Pepperdine's commitment to academic excellence and Christian values.

George Pepperdine College Century Club

Please consider supporting Pepperdine at one of the following levels:

$100 - $299 Century Club
$300 - $599 Silver Century Club
$600 - $999 Gold Century Club
$1,000+ Pepperdine Associates

Making your Gift

To make your gift, use our convenient and secure online giving form and select George Pepperdine College as your designation. An additional menu of items will be presented, including the Century Club. You may also indicate your preferences in the form's comments section.

The Heritage Society honors alumni and friends who make provisions for Pepperdine in their wills or family trust, or through another type of planned gift. While the society is relatively new, planned giving to Pepperdine is not. It is the foundation upon which the University is built.

For more information, visit the planned giving web pages.