Soka University of America does not conduct any official fundraising efforts through social media or crowdfunding sites. Legitimate donations using credit cards can only be made on this website.

Welcome International Donors 

The mission of Soka University of America (SUA) is to “foster a steady stream of global citizens committed to living a contributive life.”

Nearly 40% of current students are from 40-plus other countries, and all students will participate in a Study Abroad/International Internship during their third year. SUA has been supported by generous individuals all over the world, including Asia, Oceania, Europe, North and South America, and Africa. Currently, more than 90% of Soka students, both domestic and international, receive financial aid totaling more than $14 million.  Your generous support enables students from all over the world to receive a humanistic education designed for global citizens.


  • Give Online (Click Here to Start) 
    Giving online is easy process, safe, and secure. It allows you to give immediately with your credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express or JCB) in a short and simple process.

  • Wire Transfer
    A local bank or other financial institution can transfer the funds. In order to provide you our bank wire transfer information, please fill out this form.

  • Mail Check
    A cashier’s check or money order can be sent directly to the office of International Development. The denomination should be in $USD.
    Please make it payable to “Soka University of America” and mail to the following address.
    Attn: Toshiko Sato / INTL Development Office
    Soka University of America, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 USA

Contact Us

International Donors (other than US/Canada) 
Phone: (949) 480-4021 

Giving Clubs

To honor your generosity in contributing to Soka University, we will install a plate on campus bearing your name or the name of someone you wish to honor when the following levels are achieved. 

Giving Clubs 

Cumulative Donation 

Plate Location 


$5,000 - $9,999 

The Ikeda Library Corridor Wall 

Silver Benefactor 

$10,000 - $19,999 

The Ikeda Library Corridor Wall 

Gold Benefactor 

$20,000 - $99,999 

Founders Hall (3rd Floor) Lobby Wall 

Founders Circle 

$100,000 or more 

Peace Lake Travertine Wall 

Platinum Benefactor 

$250,000 or more 

Performing Arts Center Glass Panel 

Diamond Benefactor 

$500,000 or more 

Performing Arts Center Glass Panel 

Pillar of Soka Education 

$1,000,000 or more 

Performing Arts Center Pillar