UW Combined Fund Drive

Give through the UW Combined Fund Drive

Nonprofits appreciate our generosity and gifts made through the UWCFD make a tremendous impact. Workplace giving is one of the most inexpensive fundraising methods, saving nonprofits time and money so more dollars go directly to services.

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Make a pledge

Online giving

It’s easy to give online. Use your UW NetID to sign in to your CFD account. Make a new pledge, search for charities or review and update your current pledges. The Volunteer Tracker tool is also located in your CFD account and you can easily track your time spent volunteering for CFD member charities.

Support your favorite UW program

Search charities and type University of Washington in the Charity Name field. Then choose your program of choice and make your gift.

Give now Charity search Volunteer tracker

Paper giving

You may choose from more than 5,000 approved nonprofit organizations in the UW Combined Fund Drive campaign. Please use one of the following giving forms to give to your favorite charities:

You may choose from more than 5,000 approved nonprofit organizations in the UW Combined Fund Drive campaign. Please use one of the following giving forms to give to your favorite charities:

Support your favorite UW program

View the list of University of Washington programs (PDF) to find the charity code.

Giving levels

UW Combined Fund Drive Giving Circles

You can become a member and join the many UW donors who give leadership-level amounts through the UW Combined Fund Drive. All giving circle members receive special recognition from UW President Ana Mari Cauce and a UW Combined Fund Drive philanthropist pin.

Steve Marty, Director, Business Operations UW Medicine Human Resources Current CFD coordinator “My wife and I enjoy teaching the importance of giving back to our children and then letting them decide where to donate. Over the years we’ve supported everything from animals and sick children to food banks and anti-poverty programs.”

“My wife and I enjoy teaching the importance of giving back to our children and then letting them decide where to donate. Over the years we’ve supported everything from animals and sick children to food banks and anti-poverty programs.” — Steve Marty, UW Medicine

 

Gold Philanthropist

$1,200 per year (just $50 per pay period)

Your $100/month gift can

  • Cover lights and heat for a family in transitional housing apartments.
  • Provide 52 hot showers and basic hygiene products for a month offering dignity to those who are homeless and seeking employment.
  • Give a high school student the opportunity to work with a mentor in Environmental Science for their culminating senior project.

Silver Philanthropist

$600 per year (only $25 per pay period)

Your $50/month gift can:

  • Provides art supplies for 120 young artists.
  • Bottle feed a litter of kittens for their first four weeks of life.
  • Give shelter and first aid to 85 disaster survivors.

Bronze Philanthropist

$300 per year ($12.50 per pay period – less than a dollar per day!)

Your $25/month gift can:

  • Provide six water filters to an orphanage or school, ensuring clean water for up to 400 children.
  • Provide permanent investment in two square feet of land, ensuring that the stability and security of homeownership is always an affordable and accessible option for modest-income households.
  • Provide an emergency preparedness kit to a low-income senior.

Become a Giving Circle member today

Fill out a UWCFD giving form and indicate your Giving Level participation (gold, silver or bronze) by checking the appropriate box or make a pledge online. UWCFD will verify your pledge amount.

You may choose to remain anonymous on Giving Circle donor lists. You may also choose to give anonymously to your charities by checking the appropriate box on your giving form.

The money raised through the UW Combined Fund Drive Giving Circle program has an amazing impact on our community. Each year, through your UWCFD gift, you can make a difference in a meaningful way.

Download Giving Form (PDF)

Sources: UW Combined Fund Drive, New Beginnings, American Red Cross, Safe Crossings Foundation, Art Corps, MEOW Cat Rescue, Leukemia Research Foundation, Friendly Water for the World, Seattle area Homestead Community Land Trust, Northwest Hope & Healing Patient Assistance Fund.