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Ways to Give

Thank you for your support of the Cal Alumni Association (CAA)! We are grateful for your dedication to CAA’s mission and all you do to deepen connections between alumni, students, and the greater Cal community.

Give Online

Make a gift online quickly and securely.

Give by Mail

Print the giving form and mail your gift to:

Donor and Gift Services
University of California, Berkeley
1995 University Ave Ste 400
Berkeley, CA 94704-1070

The UC Berkeley Foundation provides fiduciary services to CAA. Please ensure your check is made payable to “UC Berkeley Foundation” or “UCBF” so that it can be honored by the bank. Please add the name of the fund to the memo line of the check.

You can also fax the form to 510.643.3852.

Give by Phone

Please call 510.643.9789.

Give to Endowments

If you wish to donate to a specifically-endowed TAAP or Leadership Award scholarship, please give by mail or by phone. Please include the name of the fund and the fund number. If needed, email for clarification on fund names/numbers.

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match your gift. Search our matching gift database to see if your company participates. Mail appropriate paperwork to:

Donor and Gift Services
University of California, Berkeley
1995 University Avenue, Ste 400
Berkeley, CA 94704-1070


Securities provide significant tax breaks. After you transfer securities to Cal, we sell your securities and use the proceeds for the programs you care about the most. For more information and assistance, please contact Securities Helpdesk at 510.642.6791 or email

Gift Planning

Your planned gift to the Cal Alumni Association establishes your legacy at Cal while ensuring the continued growth of our alumni association and alma mater. Planned gifts offer creative ways to simultaneously achieve your philanthropic, financial, estate, and tax planning goals. There are many vehicles through which your assets can be given, including charitable gift annuities, donor-advised funds, IRA charitable rollover, living trusts, and more. For more information, please contact the Office of Gift Planning at 800.200.0575 or, or visit their website at

Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

Please visit your DAF’s website to submit your gift recommendation. If you see a selection of UC Berkeley options listed on your DAF’s site:

  • Search for “UC Berkeley Foundation” or by the EIN 94-6090626.
  • If you see multiple options for UC Berkeley Foundation, you may select one tied to the program, school or college that you wish to support.
  • If you don’t see an option for the program, school or college you wish to support, don’t worry. Your gift will be directed as you instruct in the text field provided on your DAF’s grant recommendation form.

Here is some additional key information you’ll need to provide:

  • The amount of your gift
  • The name of the particular campus fund or campus unit that you’d like to support (please be as specific as possible)
  • Checks must be made payable to the “UC Berkeley Foundation” and mailed to the address below:

UC Berkeley Foundation
Gift Services
1995 University Avenue, Suite 400
Berkeley, CA 94704-1070

If you have any questions, you or your DAF can contact UC Berkeley Gift Services at 510.643.9789 or

TAAP Diversity Scholarship

All TAAP Diversity Scholarship funding is directly administered by CAA. This program supports low-income, underrepresented minority students. To give to TAAP Diversity Scholarship, you can make a donation online or print the online donation form. Ensure your check is made payable to “Cal Alumni Association” and add “TAAP Diversity Scholarship” or “TAAP DS” in the memo line of the check. Have your contribution mailed to:

Cal Alumni Association
1 Alumni House
Berkeley, CA 94704-1070


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Why Give to CAA?

Your gift to CAA keeps Cal golden and the future of current Berkeley students bright.

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Impact of Your Gift

The Cal Alumni Association’s annual report tracks key initiatives and our progress toward executing our mission.

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Questions about giving? Contact our Development team.

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