How to Invest

You choose how your investment is used at UB, where there are countless ways to support students and their experiences

Immediate Support for Students

When you give to the UB Fund, your gift today is made available to help support students today. It’s that immediate. Giving to the UB Fund helps ensure our students have everything they need to become thoughtful global citizens, with 100 percent of gifts used to enhance the student experience, including crucial support for research, study abroad, student emergencies and community service opportunities.

Investment Options

  • Employer Matching
    Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match—doubling and sometimes tripling—charitable contributions made by their employees. Some companies also match gifts made by retirees.
  • Honorary and Memorial Gifts
    Making a gift to UB in honor or memory of a teacher, student, relative or friend is a thoughtful and generous way to recognize his or her life and accomplishments.
  • Legacy Giving
    Learn how you can achieve your philanthropic goals at UB while also benefiting your personal financial position, supplementing your retirement or providing additional support and security to your family.
  • Find Your Cause
    To attain the greatness that is within our reach—the greatness we’ve spent the past 170 years preparing for—we’re asking you for great generosity. Whether you choose to give your school, a specific department or a cherished fund, you decide how your gift will change lives.
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    Did you receive a call from campus? That's a University at Buffalo student calling you!

Investment tools

  • Online form

    The simplest and fastest way to make your investment count now, is by using our secure online form.

  • Printable Forms

    Make a one-time or recurring gift through the mail or fax by using one of these forms.

  • Payroll Deduction

    University at Buffalo employees can make an investment each pay period with this form.