A planned gift to Berkeley could be the smartest investment you ever make. The Office of Gift Planning offers creative and flexible strategies for you to pursue your charitable and financial goals while supporting the campus work most important to you. What works for you depends on such factors as when you want the gift to take effect, your desired level of control or involvement, whether family or other beneficiaries will be involved, and tax implications.

Making a planned gift gives you the satisfaction of supporting Berkeley in building a better California — and a better world — for generations to come.

LEGAL NAME / TAX ID: Charitable gifts should be directed to the University of California, Berkeley Foundation. Its tax ID number is 94-6090626.

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Help Build a Better Berkeley.

Thank you for considering a gift to the University of California, Berkeley Foundation. We invite you to contact the Office of Gift Planning. Our experienced team can offer hands-on guidance in exploring the many creative, flexible giving options available to you.

Please also let us know if you have already included a gift to Berkeley in your estate plan. We can review your gift language to ensure the university can comply with your wishes. We will honor your enduring commitment by inviting you to join the Benjamin Ide Wheeler Society, Berkeley’s community of gift planning donors.