Guide to Giving

There are many ways to invest in the University of North Dakota. If your preferred method does not appear below, please contact us. Every gift is acknowledged with a tax receipt, mailed or emailed 3-5 business days after the gift is received. 

Online | Mail | Stock/Mutual Funds | Wire Transfer | Automatic Withdrawal | Payroll Deduction | Personal Property | Tributes | Memorial | Canadian


To make a gift by credit card, please use our secure online giving site. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express. The maximum amount of a single credit card transaction is $10,000.00.


Mail your check or money order, payable to UND Foundation, to:

UND Foundation
3501 University Ave, Stop 8157
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8157

Please include our gift form with your check.


Please contact Stock Gifts or call us at 800-543-8764 concerning the specifics of your securities transfer including the name(s) of stock, stock symbol, number of shares, your name, and your gift designation. Click here for stock gifting instructions.

Mutual Funds
For gifts of mutual funds or other investments, please contact us at 800-543-8764 for further instructions.  

Please note that the transfer of shares in a mutual fund may require additional paperwork between the donor, mutual fund company, and the UND Foundation. As such, the donor should initiate these transfers with sufficient time to allow for the completion of the required steps. 

Wire Transfer

To wire transfer funds to UND Foundation, please notify us via email at donor relations or call us at 800-543-8764 for further instructions.

Automatic Withdrawal

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) / Automated Clearinghouse (ACH) allows you to make your gift automatically from your checking or savings account at a convenient recurrence (monthly, quarterly, annually) by authorizing the UND Foundation to conduct the transfer. Simply complete the gift form to authorize regularly scheduled payments from your checking or savings account. Your gift will be deducted from your account until the date you indicate on the form or you notify us in writing.

Payroll Deduction (UND Employees)

University of North Dakota employees can choose to have their gifts automatically deducted from their paychecks.  Please complete this form.

Personal Property

UND Foundation may accept gifts-in-kind of personal property if the items are directly related to the mission of the University.  For more information, please contact donor relations or 800-543-8764.


Honor family, friends, classmates, or faculty by giving a gift in their name. You can leave a tribute with your online gift by clicking here. 

Memorial Trees & Benches

The University of North Dakota welcomes gifts of trees to the university campus. Many people desire a living reminder of departed loved ones or coworkers who touched their lives. Click here to learn more.

Canadian Gifts

Due to the restrictions of Canadian law, gifts to the University of North Dakota Foundation do not qualify for a charitable deduction on a Canadian tax return. Please consult your tax advisor for your particular tax situation.

*UND Foundation is a qualified 501(c)(3).  Federal Tax ID is 45-0348296.