Ways to give

Your philanthropy is essential to meeting the University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact’s $5 billion goal. Join the campaign by supporting the priorities that interest you most.

Explore the many ways to give to the UChicago campaign, from recurring and class gifts to bequests and life income gifts—and everything in between.

Annual gifts

Annual gifts provide the most flexible, immediate support.

Gifts of cash

  • ​Online
  • Phone
  • Mail
  • Wire transfer
  • Donor-advised fund

Gifts of securities

  • Marketable securities
  • Closely held securities
  • Electronic stock transfers via DTC

Matching gifts

International giving

Gift planning

Planned gifts can benefit you as well as the University.


  • Give through your will
  • Document a bequest

Life income gifts

Gifts of retirement plan assets

Gifts of real estate

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