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Guide to Giving

Learn more about giving options, including how to give and the various types of gifts. Request a “Guide to Wills and Trusts.”

Giving Opportunities

Browse a listing of funds in our Giving Opportunities section.

If you know exactly what you would like to support, we recommend our Give Now page for the quickest checkout.

Gift Impact

Browse a collection of stories and videos that highlight the impact donors have on CU and the world, such as:

  • A scholarship recipient from Guatemala whose passion for human rights found a home at CU.
  • A widower who founded an endowed chair in breast cancer research to honor his late wife.
  • A blind engineering student whose dreams of working for NASA are becoming a reality thanks to donor support.

Memorial gifts

Review a list of memorial funds established to honor individuals.

A-Z Listing

View and search a list of all available funds.

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Giving to CU

Guide to Giving

Learn more about the many options available to a donor. Answer questions like: What is an endowment? What is a pledge? How do I set up a payroll deduction?

Giving Opportunities

Not sure where you would like to direct your gift to the University of Colorado? Browse the most popular funds in our Giving Opportunities section. If you know exactly what you would like to support, we recommend our Give Now page for the quickest checkout.

Gift Impact

A scholarship recipient from Guatemala whose passion for human rights found a home at CU. A widower who founded an endowed chair in breast cancer research to honor his late wife.A blind engineering student whose dreams of working for NASA are becoming a reality thanks to donor support. Browse a collection of stories and videos that highlight the impact donors have on CU and the world.

Donors Creating Futures

… by supporting talented scholarship recipients at the College of Music.

(CAM video)

(Boulder, Community and Culture)

Donors Creating Futures

…by supporting research for technological innovations to make the lives of those with disabilities easier.

(ATP video)

(AMC, Discovery and Innovation)

Donors Creating Futures

…by leaving a planned gift for student athletes.

(Louise Bennet Reed Willpower, link to story)

(Boulder, Planned Giving, Community and Culture)

Donors Creating Futures

…through donor-supported initiaves like the BA/BS-MD program, where outstanding students from diverse backgrounds are guaranteed admission to CU’s School of Medicine.

(BABSMD video)

(Denver, Learning and Teaching)