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How to Make A Gift

There are many ways to make a transformative tax-deductible gift to University of the Pacific. You can charge your gift using our online giving form, write a check or donate stocks. Making a planned gift might allow you to make a substantial gift, while generating income for life or enjoying meaningful tax advantages. Planned or deferred giving options include real estate, bequests and trusts.


You can make a secure gift online by visiting:

Make a gift


To mail a pledge payment or donation, please send credit card information or check made payable to University of the Pacific to:

University of the Pacific
Advancement Services
3601 Pacific Avenue
Bannister Hall, 1st Floor
Stockton, CA 95211

Tax ID

Your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.  University of the Pacific Tax ID is 94-1156266. If you have questions, please contact the Development Office at 209.946.2500.

More Ways to Give

  • Estate and Planned Giving 
    Giving through your will or trust offers a way to support Pacific, while meeting your current financial needs. Other creative gift plans provide opportunities to transfer ownership of your home, farm or other valued assets to the University. Visit our webpage at 

  • Endowed Gifts  
    Endowed gifts are invested and generate income in perpetuity, providing donors the chance to make an impact for generations. Endowments can be unrestricted or designated for specific purposes such as scholarships, fellowships, professorships, academic or research programs and facility maintenance. For more information, please contact Assistant Vice President of Advancement Operations, Scott Rivinius.

  • Gifts of Appreciated Securities, Stocks and Bonds 
    Such gifts offer considerable tax advantages if transferred to Pacific before they are sold. For detailed instructions about making these types of gifts, please refer to the attached PDF available here - Security Transfer InstructionsFor more information, please contact the Office of Estate & Gift Planning at 209.946.2501 or

  • Gifts of Personal Property
    Gifts of rare books, works of art, valuable collectibles, and other items of value often offer considerable tax advantages. For more information, please contact the Office of Estate & Gift Planning at 209.946.2501 or

  • Matching Gifts 
    Matching gift programs allow you to increase significantly the size of your donation. Check to see if your employer participates in such a program.

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