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The UW School of Pharmacy is recognized for its world-class education, innovative programs and pioneering research. The School owes this honor not only to its superb family of educators, researchers, and students, but also to donors like you, who support the School. Your support is critical to our success. By giving to the top-ranked School, you support:

  • Vital training programs and student experiences necessary to prepare highly skilled pharmacists and pharmacy researchers.
  • Breakthrough faculty research and the resources to attract and retain the best minds in our profession.
  • Innovation in pharmacy community health initiatives.

For more than a century, the School has been setting the standard in educating the multidisciplinary pharmacists and researchers so crucial to the future of our healthcare system. You can help ensure we continue to lead the way.

Give Online
Give to a School of Pharmacy fund on the secure UW Foundation Web site. You may also view specific funds that support the following priorities:

The Dean's Priorities

Department of Medicinal Chemistry
Department of Pharmaceutics
Department of Pharmacy

Give By Phone or Mail

To give over the phone with a credit card, call 1-877-UW-GIFTS (877-894-4387). Please specify the fund you wish to support.

To mail a check, make it payable to the University of Washington Foundation, and send to: School of Pharmacy Office of Advancement; H364 HSC Box 357631; Seattle, Washington 98195-7631. Be sure to indicate the fund you wish to support.

Establish an Endowment
An endowment is a permanent fund that is invested to grow indefinitely and provide continually increasing funding.New endowments are the most pressing need for the School. Endowment funds provide essential resources for faculty chairs, professorships, student scholarships, and specialty programs. Learn more about Endowments at the School of Pharmacy (PDF). Visit the UW Foundation Endowment webpage.

Planned Giving

A planned gift incorporates philanthropy with estate and financial planning to benefit both you and the School of Pharmacy. Planned gifts include life income gifts, retained life estate gifts, life insurance and retirement gifts, outright gifts of assets and bequests. Learn more about Gift Planning Options.

Corporate Partnerships

Contact Claire Forster, Assistant Dean of Advancement and Corporate Relations, at (206) 616-3217 or clbrown@uw.edu to discuss corporate partnerships and individual customized giving options, estate planning, endowments and planned gifts.

Matching Gifts
Does your company participate in an employee gifts program? Some employers even match gifts from their retirees. You could double or even triple your gift to the School by submitting a company matching form along with your gift. Click here to see if your company has a matching gift program.

Gift Payroll Deduction for UW faculty and staff
University of Washington employees have the opportunity to support UW funds through payroll deduction. Download our Gift Payroll Deduction Pledge Form.

Gifts-in-kind are items of tangible personal property such as art, books, computer equipment or automobiles. Gifts are donated to the School and recorded at fair market value. Contact Claire Forster, Assistant Dean of Advancement and Corporate Relations, at (206) 616-3217 or clbrown@uw.edu

Scholarship Honors Jane, Lillian Ramsey

Jane RamseyIn June 2013, the School of Pharmacy lost a good friend when Jane Wilson Ramsey passed away. In honor of Jane, her family has requested that gifts be made to the School of Pharmacy Lillian Ramsey Scholarship Fund, which is part of the Pharmacy Scholarship Support Fund. Jane's husband, Dick, '55, is a proud alumnus of the UW School of Pharmacy, and he and Jane created this scholarship in honor of Dick's mother many years ago. Make a gift in Jane's honor.