UW Combined Fund Drive

Together we give back

Together, this past fall, our UW community raised $1,975,515 for hundreds of nonprofit organizations and UW programs through the UW Combined Fund Drive (UWCFD), our workplace giving campaign. This outpouring of generosity provides hope and help for our community, and is appreciated beyond measure.

The UWCFD is open to UW faculty, staff and retirees. You can choose from more than 5,000 nonprofits and give to your favorite causes through payroll deduction or a one-time donation. Your gift through the campaign makes a profound impact and turns compassion into action, providing lasting hope to our community, nation and world.

Whether you are at our Seattle, Bothell, or Tacoma campus, or at Harborview, Northwest or 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

Be The Match manages the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world.


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


Jolyn Mason
Campaign Manager

Nicole Reeve-Parker
Workplace Giving Specialist