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. Choose from one of the options below to make a difference by making a gift today.    

Give Online

A list of featured funds, schools, centers, and regional campus can be found on the WHERE TO GIVE page.

Join the Crowd (EngagePitt™)

Support a special project campaign on Pitt's crowdfuding site, EngagePitt™

Give by Mail

Send a check by mail to the Office of Institutional Advancement using our electronic form. (Please note, if you have trouble with this online form, you may need to use a different Internet browser.)

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

Make a Planned Gift

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

Donate Real Estate

Giving real estate to the University can save you time, money, and hassles. The gift can benefit Pitt today and perhaps even provide life-long income to youREAD 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

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


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