University at Buffalo FAQ

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

Yes! All philanthropic contributions to the University at Buffalo Foundation are tax-deductible as prescribed by law within the United States. Philanthropic contributions to the University at Buffalo Foundation may be tax-deductible according to local tax laws in foreign countries/regions. Donors claiming a tax deduction outside the United States should consult a tax professional regarding tax deduction in their country/region.

Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?

Yes! The University at Buffalo Foundation will send you a receipt for your contribution shortly after you make your gift.

When will my credit card be charged?

Your credit card is charged immediately upon finalizing your gift on the site.

How do I give via check?

Please make your check payable to UB Foundation, Inc. In the memo line, please include the campaign name and mail your check to: UB Foundation, Inc. PO Box 730, Buffalo, NY 14226.

Are international donations accepted?

Yes, The University at Buffalo Foundation accepts international gifts via credit card or check.

What happens if the project is not fully funded?

The project creators will receive all funding made to the project, even if the goal is not achieved.

Is my gift eligible for employer/corporate matching?

Many employers match donations.  Please visit the university's matching gift website or refer to your employer's matching gift policy to see if your employer will match your gift.

Is there an administrative or processing fee?

Gifts received by the University at Buffalo Foundation are assessed a 5% fee.

Who should I contact with questions about my contribution?

Call toll-free 1-855-GIVE-2-UB or email annualgiving@buffalo.edu