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Giving Opportunities

College Annual Fund
The College Annual Fund (formerly Rochester Fund) transformed Azariah Boody's pasture into a full-fledged campus and led benefactors like George Eastman to build a world-class research university within a liberal arts college on the banks of the Genesee River.
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Reunion Class Gift
Reunion class gift campaigns have a strong tradition of helping address urgent priorities. The University of Rochester has achieved its exceptional academic record with one of the smallest financial bases among comparable institutions. These accomplishments have been possible because of the tremendous support from alumni and friends.
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Rochester Parents Fund
Parents can play an active role in the education their children receive. Through their support of the Parent Fund, they make a tangible difference in students' lives. In addition to providing overall support for recruiting and retaining the best faculty, updating learning technology, and improving the campus, the Parent Fund provides the primary funding for special projects.
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Friends of Athletics
The Friends of Rochester Athletics is an organization dedicated to the advancement and support of all varsity, intramural, and recreational activities at the University of Rochester.
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River Campus Libraries
As a Friend of the Libraries, you support the freedom to satisfy intellectual curiosity and advance scholarly research. For more than thirty years, the Friends have provided invaluable support to the University of Rochester Libraries.
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Named Endowed Gifts
An endowment is created by a gift establishing a permanent fund for the purpose designated by the donor. New named endowments may be established or you can make a gift to one of the established funds.
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Planned Giving
Giving options that provide exceptional planning strategies and flexibility and may minimize tax implications.
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University Giving
Generous gifts from alumni, parents and friends help to expand the University's impact on and service to the world.
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