Volunteer Resources

Talking Points and Campaign Facts

HDS Message Architecture

Talk Smart

Check out HDS’s updated messaging architecture for information on the School’s mission and core strengths, as well as specific talking points on faculty, students, and programs. It even includes short “speeches” in case you find yourself on an elevator with a billionaire who’s curious about HDS!

HDS Campaign goals

Take the Opportunity

The Campaign for HDS will bring the School’s mission to illuminate, engage, and serve into the future. View a list of gift opportunities and find out how you can help by funding the renewal of Andover Hall, establishing new professorships, or providing financial aid for students who devote their lives to working for a better world.

HDS FY15 fundraising results

Track the Campaign’s Progress

HDS alumni and friends are supporting the campaign in record numbers. Last year alone, our supporters committed more than $3.3 million in new gifts and pledges for both core needs and new initiatives. Download the School’s most recent report and track the overall progress of the Campaign for HDS.


Explore the Vision for Andover Hall

HDS has launched a $60 million fundraising effort to support the comprehensive revitalization of Andover Hall, which includes a $30 million naming opportunity. Take a virtual tour and see how the renewed space will transform the ways that the people of Harvard Divinity School engage the world and each other.

Andover Hall diagram

Reimagining Harvard’s Home for World Religion

Print out this PDF for highlights of the Andover renewal plan and see how this vital and distinctive building can live up to its potential as the center of the School’s effort to empower scholars and leaders for a religiously complex world.