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Ways to Give

Making a difference at UNC is easy. Learn how to make a cash, stock or planned gift and designate it to the campus cause that matters most to you.



Make a one-time gift, complete a pledge payment, or set up recurring gifts when you visit our secure online gift form. Online giving is one of the easiest ways to support UNC.



Many alumni choose to make a gift to UNC or fulfill a pledge payment through personal check. Make your check payable to the UNC Foundation and mail to Campus Box 20, Greeley, CO 80639.



Alumni and friends are invited to support  UNC when you take a call from a Student Advancement Ambassador. You may also call us directly at 970-351-2551 to make your gift today.

Contact us if you wish to discuss your gift or the way to give that best suits your involvement as a UNC donor.

Securities and Stocks

Donating appreciated stocks, bonds or mutual funds is an easy way to support the University of Northern Colorado. These giving vehicles may also provide you with significant tax benefits beyond the standard charitable deduction.

Learn more and speak with your financial advisor about the tax benefits of structuring a gift of securities, real estate or other financial assets. Then contact us at (970) 351-2551 or gift.planning@unco.edu to discuss your gift.

The following details can be shared with your broker or financial advisor:

Broker name: FIS Reliance Trust
DTC#: 5409
FBO: First National Bank
Account number: 74-2077-01-9
Further Credit To: UNC Foundation, Acct #76-0001-08-1

Contact FIS Wealth Outsourcing at (920) 497-5274 to coordinate non-ACATS transfers.

Planned and Deferred Gifts

Meet your financial goals and maximize your giving to UNC with a deferred gift. Deferred gifts will benefit UNC in the future and can be structured in many ways, such as bequests, charitable gift annuities, beneficiary designations,IRA rollovers, or charitable remainder trusts.

When you include UNC in your estate plan, you empower our students to make a difference in the world for decades to come.

Our new website guides you through all of the ways you can plan your giving. Plus, you can download our comprehensive estate planning kit, which will help you protect loved ones, organize everything in one place, and save on taxes.

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Corporate and Foundation Support

UNC is a leader in fostering effective industry partnerships. We work to advance institutional priorities through generous partnerships with corporations and foundations; whose mission, goals, and philanthropic priorities align with UNC. While these partnerships reflect a variety of funding arrangements for research and direct service programming, three common opportunities exist for philanthropic support: corporate support, foundation support, and corporate sponsored events. Contact us to explore how we can develop an innovative and mutually beneficial philanthropic partnership with UNC.

Gifts of Personal Property

To make a gift of personal property to the university, also known as a gift-in-kind, first contact the office that plans to use your item or property, such as the Library for a donation of books, or the School of Music for a donation of musical instruments. The home office will coordinate with UNC's Development team and the UNC Foundation. If you are unsure of where to begin, please contact University Advancement at 970-351-2251.

Bears Support Bears

Join UNC's most loyal supporters when you set up an easy and convenient monthly recurring gift. Monthly donors are recognized as members of the UNC Loyalty Society and receive special communications about their impact on the university.

Monthly Giving

You can set up a monthly, recurring gift through the online gift form. Changes can be made anytime by contacting us at 970-351-2551 or gifts@unco.edu

Employee Giving

UNC faculty and staff are encouraged to make their philanthropic contributions through monthly Team UNC payroll deductions. Interested in getting more involved? Learn more about Team UNC!