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Can I donate to a specific fund at UCSF?

Yes! Use this form to direct your gift to a specific area at UCSF.

Can my employer match my gift?

Yes! Use this search tool to find out if your company offers a matching gifts program. With a few simple steps, you can double (or even triple) the impact of your gift.

Are international donations accepted?

Yes, we accept international gifts  at this secure Western Union site. Please select “Other Designation” and write in the project name when completing the form. If you need assistance, please email us or visit our giving site for information about other ways to give.

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

Yes! All philanthropic contributions to UCSF are tax-deductible as prescribed by law.

Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?

Yes! We will send you a receipt shortly after you make your gift.

When will my credit card be charged?

Your credit card is charged immediately after donation.

Who should I contact with questions?

Call toll-free 877/499-UCSF (877/499-8273) or send us an email.

How do I make a gift of securities?

Call toll-free 877/499-UCSF (877/499-8273) or email for instructions on making a securities gift.

What is your Employer Identification Number (EIN) or Federal Tax ID Number?

The  Federal Tax ID for UCSF Foundation and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco is 94-2829914.

The Federal Tax ID for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland is 94-1657474.


Are gifts assessed for infrastructure costs or central services?

All gifts and endowment income (except for scholarships) are subject to the University’s Infrastructure and Operations Fund assessment.


Do you accept international donations?

Yes, please visit UCSF's Western Union page for gifts coming from outside the U.S.:!/

You can also use this link to pay by debit card or bank transfer. 

How can I learn more about UCSF and crowdfunding?

Email us or call 877/499-UCSF.