Giving

 

Giving Methods

Making a gift is easy – online, by check, through a donor advised fund, via wire transfer, by a will or living trust, or through employers’ matching gifts.

 

Giving Pathways

Whether you want to give in honor or memory of a loved one,  become more involved at OU, create opportunities for students, advance research, name a space on campus, or maximize an income tax deduction, we can help.


Establishing a Fund at the Foundation

What are the steps I need to take to establish a fund?  What is the difference between an endowed or expendable fund? 

 

Common Questions About the Foundation

Who decides how my gift will be used? How is the gift managed or invested? Who sets the fundraising priorities for OU?


OU Quarter Century Club

In May 2012, the University of Oklahoma Foundation launched a new program to honor donors of 25 years or more for their steadfast support to the University.

 

Accountability

The Foundation is committed to complete transparency and accountability. Find IRS filings, forms and other financial information here.

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University of Oklahoma Foundation - Giving Facts

"The only visible immortality we possess lies in the continuing accomplishments which we leave behind as we wrap the draperies of the couch about us and lie down to pleasant dreams. To live in the hearts and in the acts which we leave behind is not to die. It is immortality."

Dr. John G. Gervey, '23, '25

OU commencement speaker for the Class of '33

1975

Date when all-time giving totaled $25 million

1983

Date when all-time giving totaled $100 million

1993

Date when all-time giving totaled $250 million

2000

Date when all-time giving totaled $500 million

2006

Date when all-time giving totaled $1 billion

2014

Date when all-time giving totaled $2 billion