UW Combined Fund Drive

Together we give back

This past fall, the UW community raised $2,080,129 for local, national and global nonprofit organizations during our annual campaign. Together, we are making a difference for those in need. Thank you for providing hope, and for your outstanding commitment to helping our community.

The UW Combined Fund Drive (UWCFD) is the University of Washington’s workplace giving campaign, which provides faculty, staff and retirees the opportunity to give to their favorite charities through payroll deduction or a one-time gift. Whether you are on our Seattle, Bothell or Tacoma campus or at Harborview or the UW Medical Center, you can give through the UWCFD to make a difference in your community and beyond.

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Give to your favorite charity

Support your favorite causes by giving to any of the more than 5,000 nonprofits.



Explore campaign coordinator resources and community volunteer opportunities.


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Featured charity

Summit Assistance Dogs creates life-changing partnerships between people and dogs.


Top 10 reasons to participate

1. It's easy to give.

Convenient payroll deductions are spread out over the year or choose a one-time gift.

2. Choose from a wide range of causes.

More than 5,000 nonprofit organizations working in education, medical research, human services, the arts, the environment, disaster relief and animal welfare are in the campaign. Can’t find your favorite? Write it in.

3. Nonprofit organizations are vetted.

Organizations are screened and approved by the Office of the Secretary of State.

4. Nonprofit organizations appreciate the UW Combined Fund Drive.

Our workplace giving campaign is a significant source of income for organizations.

5. Nonprofit organizations maximize your gift.

Organizations save the expense of multiple fundraisers, so more dollars go to services.

6. Nonprofit organizations can budget.

Regular donations allow organizations to forecast activities and create sound budgets.

7. The UW Combined Fund Drive opens doors to more funding.

Your gift can help organizations leverage additional funding including grants and corporate sponsorships.

8. It's tax-deductible.

 Find year-end statements for tax time in Workday or on your W2.

9. It's a community effort.

More than 300 UW volunteers run the annual drive.

10. The UW Combined Fund Drive unites us in strength.

Our combined gifts impact entire communities. UW gives back. It’s part of our culture.


Frequently asked questions


Kerri Fuller

Development Services Officer & Campaign Manager

Jolyn Mason

Development Coordinator