Ways to Give

Donations – of all sizes – ensure that Pitt is able to help deserving students, deliver outstanding educational programs, and make a positive impact in our community. So whether you have been contributing to the University for decades or you are making your first gift to Pitt, you can make a difference by making a gift today. 



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Payment Options

You can send your gift to Pitt online, by mail, or pay by phone, and it can be paid with cash, a credit card, or a check. Pitt faculty and staff can also make gifts through an annual payroll deduction.  READ MORE

Matching Gifts

Many employers match charitable contributions made by their employees. Find out how you can double or even triple the size of your gift to Pitt by participating in a matching gift program in your workplace. READ MORE

Honorary and Memorial Gifts

You can honor friends, colleagues, and loved ones or acknowledge the passing of someone special when you make a gift to Pitt. READ MORE

Gifts in Kind

Donors can give book collections, artwork, equipment, or other valuable personal property to the University of Pittsburgh. Known as “gifts in kind,” these non-monetary donations are another important way that donors can support PittREAD MORE

Faculty and Staff Giving

In addition to the many contributions faculty and staff make to the University, many further demonstrate their dedication by making a financial contribution to Pitt.  READ MORE

Project Paw Print

Project Paw Print is a group of Pitt student volunteers who are spreading the word on campus about the importance of giving back to Pitt. On Wednesday, November 2, they will sponor Tag Day by posting giant bright gold banners all over campus to show some of the most tangible ways donors have enriched the University. They will also get behind the Senior Class Gift project - a fundraising campaign that encourages graduating seniors and their friends and families to make contributions to the Senior Legacy Student Resource Fund that will provde financial suport to future students by covering the cost of books, lab fees, travle, and other educational Expenses.  READ MORE  


An endowment is a fund, created through a charitable contribution, which provides a perpetual stream of income in support of scholarships, fellowships, faculty chairs, instruction, and other important programs or services at the University of Pittsburgh.  READ MORE

Planned Giving

Planned giving can help you realize significant tax savings in your financial and estate planning by making a gift or bequest to the University of Pittsburgh. Learn more about the features and benefits of planned giving and find out how to arrange for a consultation with one of our Planned Giving professionals. READ MORE

Donations – of all sizes – matter, so make a difference by making a gift today.