Make a Gift

The generosity of alumni, parents and friends enables the School of Arts and Sciences to advance the frontiers of knowledge, provide an unrivaled undergraduate education and train the world’s future leaders in teaching and research.

Your gift may be directed to any of the School’s key priorities – faculty, students, facilities, and undergraduate education, or to provide unrestricted support through our annual giving programs.

Below are a variety of ways in which you can make a gift to the School of Arts and Sciences. If you have any questions, please call the Office of Advancement at 215-898-5262. We are grateful for your support. 

Give Online

Give by Phone
To make a gift over the phone, please call the School’s Office of Advancement at 215-898-5262. Outside business hours, please leave your name and contact information on our voicemail, and we will return your call the next business day.

Give by Mail
To give by mail, send a check made payable to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. Please be sure to indicate, either in the Memo field of the check or on an accompanying note, how you wish to direct your gift (e.g. Arts & Sciences Annual Fund or Graduate Fellowship Fund).

School of Arts and Sciences
Office of Advancement
3600 Market Street, Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3284

Appreciated Securities
This site provides information on making gifts of appreciated securities.

Wire Transfer
This site provides information on making a gift via wire transfer.

Planned Gifts
Gifts to the School can also bring financial benefits to the donor. For more information, please contact Lynn Ierardi, J.D., Office of Planned Giving, at 215-898-6171 or

The IRA Charitable Rollover
Learn more here.

Matching gifts
Matching gifts can increase the amount of your donation. If you or your spouse/partner is affiliated with a company that has a matching gift program, obtain a matching gift form from the human resources office where you work. Include the completed form with your donation. Check here to see if your employer participates in a matching gifts program.

Instructions for international donors
This site provides help with making a gift, country-specific tax information and much more.