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Economic Impact

No city in America provides a larger voluntary payment to a single city than Yale does to New Haven. From creating jobs to attracting new businesses, Yale is a powerful economic engine for its hometown.

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Public Schools and Youth

Each year, Yale welcomes hundreds of New Haven students to campus to take advantage of all the university has to offer. Through generous scholarships and rigorous academic enrichment programs, Yale works closely with local schools to create a culture of college readiness.

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Strong Neighborhoods

New Haven is a city of neighborhoods. Yale is proud to play a critical role in several neighborhood revitalization efforts to help make our hometown an even better place to live, work, learn, and visit.

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Vibrant Downtown

By supporting small businesses, organizing events, and opening its extensive cultural resources to the public, Yale helps make the Elm City a destination location.

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Community Partnerships

Strong communities aren’t built overnight. Each year, many Yale departments and organizations volunteer their services and expertise in partnership with the broader community.