Types of Donations

Outright Gift or Pledge:
Cash / Stocks & Securities / Personal Property

Regardless of size, an outright gift directly assists the Psychology Department to support areas that are significant to the donor. The most common type of the donations is outright gifts, and can be utilized immediately.

The Psychology department can accept donations to support current operations, endowment, and capital purposes and can handle the procedures for gifts of cash, securities, and certain types of property.

Donor can pledge an amount to the gift opportunity of the designated support and arrange to pay it in installments over two to five years.

Matching Gifts:
Many companies have gift-matching programs, and match (at a specified level or even double or triple) the donations of employees' contributions to qualifying non-profit organizations. You can search our online database or ask your company's HR department to see if your company participates. Companies HR office would have a form for matching gift. If you can leverage this coporate generosity, please mail the form to:

University of Houston
Donor and Alumni Records
PO Box 867
Houston, TX 77001-0867

For more information about matching gifts, please contact Marline Denby at (713) 743-8921.

Planned Gifts:
Gifts by Will (Bequests) / Living Trusts / Retirement Plan Assets / Insurance / Charitable Remainder / Trust / Gift Annuities

By planning your gift, you can make a meaningful contribution to the long term success of the Psychology Department. For a description of the benefits of planned gifts and creation of an enduring legacy, please refer to the Planned Gifts website, or contact Director of Advancement/Psychology @713-743-8522.