Ways to Give
A gift of any size to the fund of your choice allow us to address the most immediate and pressing needs of the College and our students.
Donate to a specific program
Alumni are also invited to join our 1908 Club for a monthly donation of $19.08. Inspired by the founding year of the College, the 1908 Club funds need-based aid for our students.
Join the 1908 Club
By making an annual donation of $1,500 or more, you will become a member of the UGA President’s Club, which include special events for donors throughout the year.
Learn More about UGA President’s Club
Many companies will match donor gifts to UGA, doubling or even tripling your impact.
Learn more about matching gifts
Planned gifts help you meet your financial and charitable goals while supporting the College in the long-term. When you earmark a percentage of your estate to the UGA College of Education through a planned gift, you become a member of the University’s Heritage Society. This includes special recognition and events throughout the year. To learn more about the many ways you can leave a positive and lasting impact, visit the UGA Office of Estate Planning website .
Questions about Planned Giving?
Whether it’s creating a named scholarship for a graduate or undergraduate student to cover tuition and living expenses or start a faculty research fund, a major gift has the power to change the course of students’ lives. Major gifts may also be used to support the work of current professors, bring in visiting scholars, support public service engagement, and further research. Major gift minimums start at 25,000 and are payable over five years.
Questions about Major Giving?
Graduating seniors may choose to participate in the Senior Class Gift tradition by making an individual gift of $50. $20 will be designated to the Senior Signature fund and $30 to the College of Education fund of your choice.
Learn More about Senior Signature
Faculty and Staff Giving
Join the PAW Society! University of Georgia faculty, staff, and retirees make a difference on campus every day. The Philanthropy at Work Society (PAWS) recognizes those who go above and beyond in their commitment to the university by making an annual gift. You can donate easily via payroll deduction or credit card.
Join the PAW Society
Every donor plays an integral role in the College’s success that we strive to recognize. Donors can expect timely acknowledgements, accurate reporting, and appropriate recognition.
Honor Roll of Donors
UGA’s fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30, and donors are named to our Honor Roll of Donors for the corresponding fiscal year.
For tax exemption purposes, all gifts received by the College of Education are acknowledged with a gift receipt from the Office of Gift Accounting. The College will issue additional acknowledgements as needed.
Donors receive invitations throughout the year to University and college wide activities and programs, as well as to various specific giving society events. Giving society membership is also based on fiscal year giving.
- College funds receive grants from UGA’s Parents Leadership Council
Seven funds in the College were recently awarded with grants from UGA’s Parents Leadership Council to help support student areas of high need.
- Moving beyond the horizon
Horizons at UGA, a six-week summer learning program, welcomed 30 students from Barnett Shoals Elementary School to kick off the program’s first year in Athens.
- New gifts to support lecture series, UGA student athletes
The University of Georgia recently received two gifts from alumnus Jimmy DeLoach Jr. (B.S.Ed. ’82) to support an annual lecture series in the College of Education and to provide scholarship support for UGA student athletes.