Ways to Give

By supporting UTC, you can make a significant impact on the life of the university while also considering your own future financial goals. The UTC Advancement team offers a wide variety of giving strategies and personal assistance for planning your gift thoughtfully and creatively.

If you’d like to speak with someone directly about how to make your gift to UTC, please call (423) 426-4232 or email annualgiving@utc.edu.

Use our secure online gift form to make a pledge or gift by credit/debit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Venmo, Microsoft Pay, or PayPal.

Make an Online Gift

To call in a pledge, gift, or to talk with a staff member, call (423) 425-4232.

To mail a check or pledge form, send to:

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Ave., Dept. 6806
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Make checks payable to the University of Chattanooga Foundation. In the memo section of your check, please designate a gift allocation (e.g., campus excellence fund, specific college, department, or scholarship fund).

To make a gift of stock, mutual funds, IRAs, donor-advised funds, cash wire, or other securities please see the below instructions. If you have any questions, contact Harriet Chambers, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration, at harriet-chambers@utc.edu or (423) 425-4787.

Download Transfer and Form Here

A bequest from a will or living trust lets you make a gift of any size to the University of Chattanooga Foundation free of estate tax. Your attorney can help you include language to the UC Foundation in your estate plan. The UC Foundation exists as a repository for gifts aimed at benefiting the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. We have provided some basic bequest language to assist you below.

I hereby, give, devise and bequeath ($DOLLARS or PERCENTAGE OF ESTATE) to the University of Chattanooga Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization (Federal Tax ID #62-0476521).

For a bequest that you intend to designate for a specific purpose, please contact Erica Siemers at erica-siemers@utc.edu or 423-425-4061 for specific language to include.

Consider contacting Erica if you are interested in other forms of planned giving such as Charitable Remainder Trust, Charitable Gift Annuity, Retirement Assets, Life Insurance and more. 

To set up a payroll deduction, log in here. If you have questions or need assistance setting up your payroll deduction, email advancementservices@utc.edu. Click here for more information about employee giving.

Many companies will match gifts made by their employees and associates. To determine if your employer will match your gift, use our search function below or check with your Human Resources Department. If you are retired, you may also be eligible.

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For your convenience, you may submit your completed matching gift form via email to advancementservices@utc.edu.