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Alumni & Donors

Ways to Give

Giving to the School of Pharmacy is easy. You can give online, over the phone or by mail. If you have any questions about giving, contact us.

Give Online
Go to the School of Pharmacy online giving page, select your impact area and complete the online giving form.

Give over the Phone
Call the Office of Advancement at 206-543-0304. or contact our advancement team to help you structure your gift.

Give by Mail
Write a check to the “UW Foundation,” specify an area to support and send to:

School of Pharmacy
University of Washington
Office of Advancement
1959 NE Pacific Street

Seattle, WA 98195-7631

Click on headings below for more information.


Some donors choose to set up a recurring gift to the School of Pharmacy by credit card. You can elect charges be made monthly, quarterly or annually. Simply make your selections on the Gift Frequency portion of our online giving form or contact the advancement team today.


Many of our alumni and friends work for companies that offer generous matches to their employee contributions. Those matched contributions can multiply your impact to our students and faculty.

Step 1: Find out if your employer matches gifts using the search box below. Please note that many of these companies will also match contributions of retirees and employees’ spouses. Some also provide matching funds to support employee volunteer hours.

Step 2: Complete the requirements your company has in place for matching gifts. You may need the following information:
Employer Identification Number (EIN) i.e. Federal Tax Identification Number: 94-3079432
Organization Name: The University of Washington Foundation
Organization Mailing Address: UW Advancement, Box 359505, Seattle, WA 98195-9505

1-877-UW-GIFTS (894-4387) or 206-685-1980
206-685-8911 (FAX)

Email Address:
Web Site:
Organization Type: Education

Step 3: Submit your matching gift form online, email or mail to:
Attn: Matching Gift Coordinator
University of Washington Office of Annual Giving
4333 Brooklyn Ave. NE
Box 359504
Seattle, WA 98195-9504


In addition to the above, you can also give to the School of Pharmacy in one of the following ways:

Establish an Endowment
By designating a permanent fund to support an area of your choice, you will provide sustained impact at the School of Pharmacy. Learn more about why Endowments are Forever.

Make a Gift of Securities
Transferring stock to the School of Pharmacy is a simple process handled through the UW Foundation. Learn more about Gifts of Securities.

Create a Gift Plan
Incorporate your philanthropy to the School of Pharmacy with your estate planning. Learn more about Planned Giving.

For questions about any of these other ways to give, contact the advancement team.


Is the School of Pharmacy a registered charity? If so, what is its Federal Tax Identification Number?
As part of the University of Washington, The School of Pharmacy can accept gifts as part of a 501c3 organization. The Federal Tax Identification Number for The University of Washington Foundation is 94-3079432.

When should I make my gift?
Your gift will make an immediate difference at the School no matter when you give. However, there are a couple factors that may influence timing of your gift:

Fiscal Year: The University of Washington operates on a Fiscal Year beginning July 1. The School of Pharmacy recognizes leadership-level donors based on giving from July 1 to June 30. Cumulative giving $1,000 and above qualifies you for membership in the Dean’s Circle. $2,000 and above also qualifies you for membership in the UW President’s Club.

Tax Year: If charitable deductions are a priority, the I.R.S. operates on the calendar year. Gifts made by December 31 are deductible in that year’s return.

What are the School of Pharmacy’s and the University’s levels of recognition?
Dean’s Circle $1000 annually
University of Washington President’s Club $2000 annually
Benefactor $100,000 (cumulative)
Laureate $1M (cumulative)
Presidential Laureate $10M (cumulative)
Regental Laureate $100M (cumulative)