Ways of Giving

Gifts for Today

Giving a gift to the UW Department of Biology is easy! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Give a gift online
Giving a gift online is fast, easy, and secure. See our list of Priority Funds.

Send a gift by mail
If you prefer to send your gift in by mail, please make your check payable to the UW Foundation and write the gift fund of your choice in the memo line. You can mail your check to:

UW Biology
attn: Advancement
Box 351800
Seattle, WA 98195-1800

Make a donation over the phone
You can call our Advancement Officer, Lisa Tran, at 206-685-2185 or call the UW Foundation directly at 877-UW-GIFTS (877-894-4387).

Make a gift of securities
Making a gift of securities is easy. Contact Lisa Tran at 206-685-2185 or lisatran@uw.edu to learn more about this simple process.

Matching gifts
You can double or even triple your gift by taking advantage of your company’s matching program! Some employers even match gifts from retirees. Is your company a matching gift company?

Establish an Endowment

Endowments are a critical source of support for our faculty and students. Whether you want to provide scholarship support for undergraduate students, fellowship support for graduate students, or support for faculty conducting meaningful, cutting-edge research, endowments offer significant support that lasts forever.

Gifts for the Future

There are many ways that your estate and charitable planning can include the UW Department of Biology. Some planned gifts provide you with income. Many of them can reduce your taxes. The UW Office of Planned Giving will work with you to maximize a planned gift’s benefit to you and UW Biology.