Ways to Give

Ways to Give

Give online

Use our secure donation site.

Pay a pledge

Have an existing pledge? Make a payment online using this secure form.

Recurring gifts

Establish a regular schedule of giving by credit card, bank transfer, or check on our online donation site.

Legacy giving

Make a planned gift or let us know UCSC is in your estate plan.


To donate stocks, bonds, mutuals funds, please follow instructions in this form.

UC payroll deduction

Faculty and staff may arrange regular, scheduled contributions through the payroll deduction form. You can also give through your retirement plan.

Complex assets

Illiquid securities, real estate, insurance, intellectual property, business interest, cryptocurrencies—contact Priya Mehta, Associate Vice Chancellor for Development, (646) 287-1534.

Employer matching

Many employers match their employees’ charitable contributions, providing an easy and effective way of leveraging your gift to UC Santa Cruz. Search our database to see if your employer will match your donation.

Mail a check

Please complete a gift form and send it with your gift to
UC Santa Cruz Foundation
Attn: Gift Administration
1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA

Make checks payable to "UC Santa Cruz Foundation," and be as specific as possible about what program you wish to support.

(For gifts or pledges of more than $25,000, please contact giving@ucsc.edu.)


Support a vibrant learning environment with a gift to the area of greatest need.

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Planned Giving

If you have included UC Santa Cruz in your estate plans or would like to discuss opportunities...

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Support student success and exciting new projects!

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Make your gift transcend generations.

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Recurring Gifts

Monthly giving is a great way to budget charitable donations and sustain your impact.

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