How to Give to UConn

Thank you for generously supporting UConn’s initiatives to transform lives by providing resources for student scholarships, funding the research of our renowned scholars and professors, facilitating the discovery of innovative treatments and cures for diseases, and driving economic development that makes a positive difference throughout Connecticut.

Fulfilling UConn’s mission would not be possible without donor contributions no matter how large or small. See our list of Donor Recognition Societies.

Support UConn With a Check

Please send your check made payable to the “University of Connecticut Foundation, Inc.” to:

The UConn Foundation, Inc.
Attn: Data Services
2390 Alumni Dr., Unit 3206
Storrs, CT 06269-3206

You can also print and fill out a donation form and mail it to the UConn Foundation.

Support UConn With an Online Donation

You can support a cause that’s important to you by making a gift online, or support an area of greatest need.

Support UConn by Giving Over the Phone

If you prefer to give to UConn by phone, please call (800) 269-9965 or (860) 486-5000.

Throughout the year, you may receive a phone call from a Engagement Ambassador through our phone program. Learn more about the UConn Engagement Center.

Support UConn With the Gift of Securities

You can make an even bigger impact by donating long-term appreciated securities directly to UConn. Compared with donating cash, or selling your appreciated securities and contributing the after-tax proceeds, you may be able to automatically increase your gift and your tax deduction.

To make a gift of securities, please call (860) 486-6944.

Support UConn Via Payroll Deductions

As a UConn faculty or staff member, you may pledge a donation to UConn via a payroll deduction of $1 or more per pay period designated to the fund of your choosing.

Your payroll deduction donation helps UConn in several ways. First, we’ll know how much money you’ve pledged, for what period of time, and how frequently we will receive the funds, which helps us plan ahead.

In addition, your donation may help us obtain grants since Grantors prefer supporting non-profits that can show recurring donations. You can elect to end your payroll deduction at a set date or when a specific giving goal is reached.

For more information please call (860) 486-3132.

Support UConn with a Memorial or Honorary Gift

A tribute gift can be a very meaningful way to memorialize a loved one, convey sympathy, honor a person’s life and accomplishments, or celebrate a special occasion. Donations are accepted by mail, online, or by phone.

Honorary Gifts:
Those being honored will be notified of your gift unless you choose to remain anonymous. Please include the name and address of the honoree so that we may notify them of your thoughtfulness.

Memorial Gifts:
Please include the name of the memorialized, along with the name and address of the individual(s) to whom you would like an acknowledgment sent.

To include donation information in an obituary, please see the sample language below:

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of (indicate decedent) to the (name of fund) at the University of Connecticut Foundation, Inc. Checks made payable to the UConn Foundation, Inc. can be mailed to:

The UConn Foundation, Inc.
Attn: Data Services
2390 Alumni Dr., Unit 3206
Storrs, CT 06269-3206

For general assistance in identifying a fund, call (800) 269-9965 or contact the development liaison affiliated with a particular school for information on establishing a new fund.