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ProjectU provides a portfolio of free, open-source philanthropy education resources to advance the educational, individual and institutional fields of philanthropy. Capturing and sharing over 15 years of Stanford University teaching experience, ProjectU provides all of Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen’s educational resources online, for free, for any educator, student or individual giver to use in the classroom and beyond.


  • To provide any giver—donating any amount of time, money, experience, skills or networks—with free access to a vast portfolio of philanthropic research, learning and experience.
  • To provide any college or university educator with everything they need to teach a strategic philanthropy course.
  • To pave the way for philanthropy to become a required course for college students and to make it as easy as possible for colleges and universities to integrate philanthropy-related courses and seminars into their curricula.