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Make Your Impact, Your Way

There are many ways to contribute to U of I. Find what’s right for you.

The University of Idaho is where students come to explore their highest potential and discover what’s possible. Your generosity is the key to their success, sustainable solutions that work for our state and a thriving Idaho – and world – for all. Join us in being Brave, Bold and Unstoppable.

Contact us with questions or to tailor a giving plan that matches your personal and financial goals.

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Ways You Can Give

You know the potential of U of I. You may have started your journey here as a student and now consider yourself a proud alumni. You might be a Vandal parent who’s looking to get involved or contribute. Or, you’re part of an organization interested in helping University of Idaho grow, improve or diversify our educational opportunities. Whatever your background, learn more about the many ways to give and help us reach the next level — be it a gift or volunteering your time.

Vandal Giving Day

Each year, the worldwide Vandal family comes together for a 1,889-minute celebration. Anyone can participate in this annual event. The best way you can help is to share your story and the influence a U of I education has had on your career and life as a whole. Throughout the day, U of I hosts leaderboard challenges and gift matches help current and prospective Vandals reach for their dreams. On Vandal Giving Day, your charitable donation could be worth even more than face value.

Learn more about Vandal Giving Day and how to participate.

Support Your Favorite Colleges and Programs

You can chart your career back through your education and the experiences that allowed you to put your knowledge into action. Help current and future students access similar pathways through scholarships or other program-based support, study abroad, internships and more hands-on, experiential opportunities designed to translate passion into a career.

Explore giving options on a college level and how your generosity will help students thrive.

Why Give to U of I?

Expanding access to education is University of Idaho’s promise to hard-working students. You can help us fulfill this promise by supporting programs that improve student success from pre-enrollment through post-graduation career development.

Access for All

Expand educational opportunities for students based on their ability, not their ability to pay. College should never seem impossible or out of reach. Make a gift.

Experiences That Matter

Empower students through experiential learning, a sense of belonging and global engagement to spark curiosity and critical thinking. Make a gift.

Meaningful Careers

Prepare students for career success through immersive industry and out-of-the-classroom experiences. Make a gift.

Operation Education

Help veterans with disabilities pursue their college education — an experience that builds on their existing skills and knowledge, helps them readjust to civilian life and prepare for their next career. Learn more.

Help Us Grow

Help elevate the University of Idaho. The President’s Excellence Fund allows U of I to meet immediate needs while leveraging timely and unique opportunities including new programs, more discoveries and outreach efforts. Learn more.

Have Questions Before You Give?

To learn more about making a gift and other ways you can give back to U of I, please email the office of Annual Giving.