Our vision is to inspire and engage individuals and organisations to develop lifelong partnerships with the University of York to enable it to become a global leader.
Our mission is to establish and cultivate relationships, facilitate interactions between alumni, friends, organisations, and the University community, creating a dynamic culture of involvement and philanthropic giving and providing a focus for support enabling the University to attain its goals.
The Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO) aims to:
The Office encourages support to the York Annual Fund which provides a valuable income stream for student support and a wide range of grass-roots projects that make a difference to the student experience. This fund can also be directed towards the areas of greatest need. Departments, Colleges, students, clubs and societies can apply for support through the fund.
The development team are also responsible for fundraising for larger projects across the University – for further information on the current priorites please contact the Office.