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However you choose to give to the University of Calgary, your investment will drive extraordinary change in the community and beyond, supporting the students who will go on to shape our world, the research that will save and improve lives, and the entrepreneurial university where it all happens.

Priority funds

Support students and timely university initiatives with a gift to one of our featured funds, or make an unrestricted donation to the UCalgary Fund, a vital source of institutional momentum.

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Faculties and schools

Support your preferred faculty or school with a gift that will enrich student experience and advance work in an area most meaningful to you.

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Existing awards and initiatives

Support the cause closest to your heart with a gift to one of our commemorative funds, fellowships, scholarships or bursaries.

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New awards and initiatives

Create a new fund to energize student experiences, advance research and create greater ties between UCalgary and our local and global communities.

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Legacy gifts

Join the University of Calgary Legacy Society with a planned gift that ensures your passion and values will live on and inspire generations to come.

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Other gifts

Support UCalgary — and receive a tax receipt for the fair market value of your gift — by donating real estate or other personal effects such as artwork or publicly listed securities.

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U.S.-based gifts

As a U.S. resident or U.S.-based organization, make a gift to UCalgary through American Friends of the University of Calgary Inc.

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Back projects headed by UCalgary researchers, faculty, students and alumni through our crowdfunding initiative.

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Corporations and foundations

Partner your organization with UCalgary to support university initiatives, programs, and various educational and research activities across campus.

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Gift Acceptance Guidelines

Please read the University of Calgary’s Gift Acceptance Guidelines. If you have questions, please contact Hanan Arsany, Director, Gift Processing and Compliance, at

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