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I give because ... 

"My niece is in veterinary school. Sarah Burns."
- Patricia, Pennsylvania

"I live on the East Coast and I am horrified by the wildfires. I know many animals will need fire-related care, and I want to help."
- Loretta, Franklinville, New Jersey

Give to what inspires you by choosing from the options below. Thank you for your generosity. Your gifts help us train the next generation of veterinarians, provide top-notch care to animals and back the research driving medical breakthroughs.  

No one fights alone. Help us defeat animal cancer. 

Research at the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to solving some of the world's most challenging animal and human health issues through an interdisciplinary approach. Our biomedical research focuses on the study of animal diseases from pathogenesis to diagnosis and treatment. Your support helps the lives of our animals and humans. 

Gifts to the Dean's Fund for Disaster Response are used for the treatment and care of animals affected by disasters where our veterinarians play a critical role in helping these animals.  

The Dean's Fund for Excellence provides support to the area of greatest need according to the dean's highest priorities. 

Beavers must work together to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at Oregon State University and beyond.  As a land grant institution dedicated to teaching, research, and outreach, this commitment drives our mission and is reflected in our work to ensure access to higher education for all Oregonians. By giving to the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine's diversity, equity and inclusion efforts today, you’ll make a difference for OSU students, faculty and staff now and in the future. 

From the "Choose Story" dropdown menu select "University-wide & College DEI Priorities" and from the "Choose Fund" dropdown menu select "Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine Diversity, Equity & Inclusion." 

The Large Animal Medicine Fund provides support to the area of greatest need within the large animal hospital such as operational support, facility upgrades, etc. 

When shelter animals, and animals whose owners cannot pay for life-saving treatment, come to the Lois Acheson Bates Veterinary Teaching Hospital, a portion of the cost of their housing, surgery and care may be paid by the Hope Fund

The fund was created in 2006 from the estate of Oregon State alumna Dr. Olive Britt, and many generous donors have continued giving to this fund to save the lives of wonderful pets and pets to be. 

The Parents and Partners Dean’s Circle is open to parents or partners of all current students who share a commitment to providing an excellent veterinary education that optimizes the wellness and success of students.

Leaders at the CCVM will look to circle partners to provide insight and unique perspectives into the student experience of our students as well as engagement strategies for the CCVM that lead to increased access to a veterinary education to all, regardless of financial means and background.

Our goal is to facilitate communication between student families and leadership at the CCVM.

To join, members will make a contribution of at least $1200 annually. The commitment can be made in one payment or in monthly increments. Member contributions will be used to fund additional scholarships for veterinary students. Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Please click Donate if you would like to join. 

Payment instructions:

You will be taken to the OSU Foundation giving website. You need to enter $1200 for the giving amount. If you would like to give the full amount, please select Give Now. If you prefer to make monthly payments, please select I would like to make recurring gifts to OSU. Select the number of payments you want to make and the frequency. Your monthly payments with be calculated automatically. Once you fill out your name, contact, and giving information, please click Next at the bottom of the screen. It will take you to a page where you can enter your payment information.  

If you plan to join, you also need to fill out the following survey: Survey

Companion animals give us unbounded love, good humor, and patience. When you lose a pet, you lose a special friend. The Pet Memorial Program website allows pet owners to honor their animal friends in a meaningful way while supporting scholarships for veterinary students. 

You can use our website to honor the memory of a pet with a photo, or even a story about them. At the same time, you can donate to veterinary student scholarships

Questions? Contact

Planning a gift through your will or trust may allow you to make a larger gift than you can during your lifetime. Charitable remainder trusts and gift annuities are also an option to consider. Planned gifts can be funded with many different types of assets, including securities, real estate, CDs and retirement assets.

Our Senior Director of Development, Heather Brust, works directly with the OSU Foundation’s Office of Gift Planning to design a gift plan that most effectively accomplishes your charitable goals in light of your individual financial and estate planning needs.

For more information on how to leave a legacy at CCVM, please visit the OSU Foundation Office of Gift Planning or contact Heather Brust directly.

The Small Animal Medicine Fund provides support to the area of greatest need within the small animal hospital such as operational support, facility upgrades, etc. 

The CCVM Scholarship Fund provides crucial scholarship funding for students in our DVM program. Alleviating the burden of student debt is essential to allow our students to focus on becoming the next generation of veterinarians. 

Learn how alumni and friends of Oregon State Univerisity and the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine can support our students, faculty and programs by visiting or by contacting:

Heather Brust
Senior Director of Development
Veterinary Medicine
Phone: 541-737-4218

Make a gift online (this form is secure and restricted)

Thank you for your support!