Annual Giving

Every year, thousands of alumni, parents and friends make gifts of all sizes to CU Boulder. These gifts can be designated to support any program or activity at the University.


Gifts made to create an endowed fund are invested in perpetuity. A portion of the earned income is then used to support the fund’s purpose. Any excess earnings are reinvested, allowing the fund to grow. Endowments may be created for student scholarships and fellowships, faculty chairs and professorships, or many other purposes. The endowment section provides more information about minimum levels and how to establish an endowment.

Planned Giving

Designating CU Boulder in your will is a great way to make a gift without impacting your current finances and lifestyle. Other gifts like annuities, trusts and IRA rollovers can provide significant tax savings to you. The has additional information about planned giving.

Ready to Give? Here’s How.

There are numerous ways to complete your gift to CU Boulder. Select from the options below for more details. All gifts are processed through the University of Colorado Foundation.

 By Check

Please use this and mail it along with your check to the address noted on the form.

By Credit Card

The offers the ability to give gifts by credit card.

By Stock

The University of Colorado Foundation processes all stock gifts on behalf of the 鶹Ѱcampuses. Please visit the to see their instructions for stock gifts.