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Alumni: Giving

MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Your gifts enable GGU to help students become successful professionals by:
  • Providing practical, up-to-date learning that can be applied right away.
  • Learning from faculty who are active practitioners and are passionate about helping their students grow to the next level in terms of knowledge, skills and confidence.
  • Offering internships and clinics to prepare them for the workplace and increase their marketplace potential.

Since 1901, more than 67,000 alumni have earned degrees from Golden Gate University, becoming leaders in the business, legal, and nonprofit communities throughout the world.

WAYS TO GIVE

Give Online

It only takes a few minutes, and your gift can be put to useright away:

Use the Secure Online Giving Form


Write a Check

Make your check out to "Golden Gate University" and mail it to:

Office of University Advancement
Golden Gate University
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105


Call Us

Make your gift by telephone using a credit card:


Matching Gifts

Double or triple the impact of your gift!

Check with your (or your spouse/partner's) Human Resources department to determine eligibility and to complete a matching gift form.

The tax identification number for Golden Gate University is 94-1585735.


Stocks or Mutual Funds

GGU uses UBS as its primary broker for gifts of stock or mutual funds:

Learn How to Make a Gift of Securities


Recurring Gifts

Set up monthly credit card gifts in the amount of your choice:


Estate Gifts

A charitable bequest is one of the easiest ways you can leave a lasting impact on GGU:

Learn How You Can Include Golden Gate University in Your Will or Estate Plan


Gift Annuities

A gift annuity offers you fixed income for life, a charitable deduction and possible tax-free income:

Get More Information

Call for a personalized illustration:


Scholarships & Endowments

Establish a permanent fund in memory or honor of someone special:


Do you have Gift-Related questions?

Contact our staff:
OUR DONORS
All gifts to Golden Gate University are greatly appreciated and have an immediate impact on the quality of our students’ education.

Members of GGU's giving societies are the university's most loyal donors and play a key role in helping today’s students become successful professionals. Society members are recognized in GGU’s annual honor rolls and receive important updates on the University through GGU’s alumni magazine and newsletters.

 

Lifetime Giving Societies

Lifetime Giving Societies recognize individuals, foundations and corporations whose cumulative giving to GGU exceeds $50,000.


FOUNDERS' SOCIETY ($1,000,000 or more)

The Founders' Society recognizes lifetime giving of $1,000,000 or more. These donors have made a major commitment to GGU's future and have helped transform the educational experience of our students, impacting their success and ability to contribute to society.


GOLDEN GATE SOCIETY ($500,000 -- $999,999)

The Golden Gate Society honors lifetime giving of $500,000 to $999,999. These donors also support major initiatives that strengthen the university to serve future generations of students.


LEADERSHIP SOCIETY ($250,000 -- $499,999)

The Leadership Society recognizes lifetime giving of $250,000 to $499,999 that helps fund a range of projects designed to maximize students' GGU education.


CENTENNIAL SOCIETY ($100,000 -- $249,999)

The Centennial Society honors donors who have given a total of $100,000 to $249,999 supporting the university's growth and sustainability.


TOWER SOCIETY ($50,000 -- $99,999)

The Tower Society recognizes donors who have contributed $50,000 to $99,999, creating educational access and support for our students.

 

ANNUAL GIVING SOCIETIES

Annual Giving Societies recognize individuals, foundations and corporations whose gift to GGU in current fiscal year was $1,000 or more.


PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE

Honors donors who have made an annual gift of $25,000 or more to support the university's high priority programs.


DEANS' CIRCLE

Recognizes donors who have made an annual gift of $10,000 to $24,999 to help update and strengthen GGU's curriculum to meet changing marketplace needs.


GATEWAY CIRCLE

Honors donors who make an annual gift of $5,000 to $9,999, offering GGU the flexibility to address its highest priorities.


PARTNERS' CIRCLE

Recognizes donors who make an annual gift of $2,500 to $4,999 to help expand student opportunities.


AMBASSADORS' CIRCLE

Honors donors who make an annual gift of $1,000 to $2,499, helping GGU to provide a foundation for student's success.

 

LEGACY GIVING SOCIETIES

Bridge Society

The Bridge Society recognizes individuals who are providing for future generations of GGU students by including the university in their estate plans.


SILVER SOCIETY

Members of the Silver Society are the university's most loyal supporters and have made philanthropy a personal priority by giving annually to Golden Gate University for 25 or more years.