Make a Gift

The generosity of alumni, parents and friends enables the School of Arts & 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 & Sciences. If you have any questions, please call Laura Weber, Assistant Vice Dean, at 215-746-7669 and leave a message. Vice Dean Weber will return your call. We are grateful for your support. 

Give Online

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).

Penn Arts & 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 lierardi@upenn.edu.

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.