Give to the UW

How to give

Put your gift to work immediately by making a gift today! We have plenty of ways to invest in the work of University of Washington students, faculty and staff:


Give by phone

We’re waiting for your call at 1-877-UW-GIFTS.


Give by mail

Send a check to: 4333 Brooklyn Ave. N.E. Box 359505 | Seattle, WA 98195-9505

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Online giving

Support UW students by making an immediate impact with a gift online, by phone or by mail.

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Matching gifts

Many employers match gifts to higher education.  Find out if your employer will match your gift.

Double your impact

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Planned giving

Planned gifts offer creative, flexible strategies for your estate and charitable planning.

Plan your estate

Tribute gifts

A meaningful way to convey sympathy to the bereaved, memorialize a loved one, commemorate a special occasion or honor a person’s life and accomplishments.
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Gifts of appreciated securities not only provide great benefits to your favorite department or program, but they also provide you with tangible tax benefits.

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Support your favorite department, school, college or campus with an endowed gift that will provide a lasting and reliable source of income in perpetuity.

Create your legacy


In-kind gifts

The UW appreciates gifts-in-kind, such as equipment, works of art, books and other tangible personal property that help to provide a world-class experience for students.

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Real estate

The UW began with a gift of 10 acres of land in 1861. Your gift of real estate can have a lasting impact on UW students for generations to come.

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Donor advised funds

Recommending a gift to the UW through your donor advised fund (DAF) is a simple way to give back and diversify your philanthropy.

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