Guide to giving
There are many ways you can support CU.
All of them create a better future.
There are more than 2,400 distinct funds that benefit people, places and programs throughout the University of Colorado's four campuses. Some gifts enable talented students to afford CU or bolster academic programs. Others help us recruit and retain top faculty or spur groundbreaking research. All fill vital needs and strengthen CU now and well into the years ahead.
Explore the flexible ways you can make a gift to support what matters to you.
Make a one-time gift today
Set up a recurring gift
Fulfill a pledge commitment
Create a planned gift
Join a crowdfunding campaign
Other Giving Options
Honorary and memorial gifts You can designate any gift in honor or memory of a loved one or influential individual. To begin, choose a fund and select “Yes” under the memory and honor section when entering your gift amount. Get started.
Employer matching gifts You might double or even triple the value of your gift if you work for an employer that matches gifts. Use our search tool to see if your employer participates, follow the instructions and maximize your impact. Get started.
CU payroll deduction CU staff and faculty can conveniently set up a recurring gift—processed automatically as a payroll deduction—to support CU on a schedule that’s right for you. Learn how.