How to give

How to give

 

Giving to the University of Waterloo can take many forms, but regardless which method you choose, your generous support is helping drive disruptive innovation, fuel economies and shape a better world for us all. Thank you.


 

Give online

Monthly gifts

Your ongoing monthly gift ensures a foundation of support for Waterloo students throughout the academic year. It’s easy and secure, and you can change or cancel your gift at any time.

 
 

Faculty

Waterloo faculty, staff and retiree giving

Each year, our faculty, staff and retirees contribute more than $1M to support teaching, learning and research at Waterloo.

Gifts from the US

Gifts from the U.S.

Alumni and friends living in the U.S. can support Waterloo and receive charitable tax deductions.

Faculty and staff giving

Wills and future gifts

Create your personal legacy by leaving a gift to Waterloo in your will, or another asset such as life insurance.

 
 

In Honour

Honour or remember someone special

Celebrate a special occasion like a retirement or graduation, or  commemorate the life of a loved one with a gift to Waterloo.

Securities

Gifts of securities

The gift of publicly traded securities is an impactful way to support Waterloo and receive favourable tax credits at the same time.

Scholarships and awards

Scholarships and awards

You can change the future for a Waterloo student by establishing a bursary, award or scholarship.

 
 

Gifts in-kind

In-kind gifts

Make a gift of tangible property such as books, collections, equipment or real estate.

Call centre

Our Call Centre

Did you receive a call from one of our Student Development Associates and want to know more?

Naming Opportunities

Naming opportunities

Philanthropic naming provides enduring recognition for our most generous supporters.

 
 

Matching gifts

Matching gifts

Your donation can be doubled (or even tripled). And, find out if your employer matches gifts to Waterloo. 

Startup pledge

StartUp Pledge

Are you a young entrepreneur wanting to support the next generation of startups?

Endowments

Endowed gifts

Endowment gifts deliver a strong financial foundation for the University, providing steady, reliable funding, year after year.