Ways to Give

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There are many ways to give to the University of Ottawa. Whether it is a one-time or monthly gift, an annual gift, a corporate gift or a gift for tomorrow, we can help you find a way to make a difference for our students.

Your donations strengthen every single area of the University of Ottawa, including teaching and research, infrastructure, student programs, scholarships and the overall student experience.

You can donate online by Visa or MasterCard, through automatic bank withdrawal, by mail, over the phone, or, if you are a uOttawa employee or retiree, via payroll or pension deductions.


Individual giving

You can direct your gift — of any size — to the faculty, service or project of your choice. Whether it’s a one-time or monthly gift, your donation makes an impact and helps the University continue to provide our students with experiences that launch a lifetime of success.

Learn more about individual giving


Corporate giving

We provide ready access to expert faculty and staff, state-of-the-art facilities and opportunities to get involved with philanthropic activities that have a lasting impact.

Learn more about corporate giving


Employer matching

Make your gift go even further by making it part of a matching gifts program. Employer matching gift programs allow employees and corporations to unite and enhance their charitable giving.

Learn more about employer matching


Gift of securities

Donate securities directly to the University to avoid paying the capital gains tax on your investments.

Learn more about gift securities


Employee giving

The University’s annual Employee Giving program seeks to engage faculty, support staff and retirees in support of research and student-focused initiatives.

Learn more about employee giving


Gifts-in-kind

Gifts-in-kind are gifts of property other than cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities. Please note that gifts-in-kind are accepted at the discretion of the University of Ottawa.

Learn more about gifts-in-kind


International giving

Are you a graduate of the University of Ottawa living in the United States? You can support the University of Ottawa and benefit from a tax deduction on your American tax return.

Learn more about international giving

Donate to the Faculty

Contact Information

Ouida Loeffelholz
Director, Stakeholder Engagement
Telephone: 613-404-3942
oloeffel@uOttawa.ca

Linda Romano
Manager, Faculty Development
Telephone: 613-410-2897
lromano@uOttawa.ca

Christine Cléroux
Development Officer
Telephone: 343-961-8224
christine.cleroux@uOttawa.ca

Lana Matson
Advisor, Faculty Development and Alumni Relations
lmatson@uOttawa.ca

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