How to Give

How to give

Five ways to make a gift to UIS

  1. Give securely online to the fund of your choice.
    Visit, or check out our Complete List of Funds or this list of funds by College, Department, Program or Unit. Then use the Donate button for the exact fund you want in order to reach a secure online giving page. Making an unrestricted gift to the UIS Fund is easy.
  2. Mail in a check.
    Make the check payable to UIS/UIF (University of Illinois Foundation). Send the check along with a gift card (download it here) to the Office of Advancement, University of Illinois Springfield, One University Plaza, MS PAC 591, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407. If you know the name of the fund you want to give to, write that on the comment line. Include a note letting us know your intent. Make the check payable to UIS/UIF (University of Illinois at Springfield/University of Illinois Foundation).
  3. Use payroll deduction.
    If you are a UIS faculty or staff member, you can give conveniently through a payroll deduction. You can find the Payroll Deduction Form at Fill it out and then email the form to
  4. Give in person.
    Make your gift in person at UIS, in the Office of Advancement (PAC 591), during open office hours.
  5. Submit an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Request
    Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) is a secure way to deliver your gifts directly and automatically from your bank. When you make an EFT gift, your bank disburses the funds automatically according to your instructions until you decide to stop. You may extend your contribution into installments over the entire year.
  • To set up your gift, download and complete an EFT authorization form.
  • Send the completed form with a voided, unused check or deposit slip to the Office of Advancement, University of Illinois Springfield, One University Plaza, MS-PAC 591, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407.


Kinds of Gifts

Gift Officers

  • Athletics
    Roy Brown, 217.206.8547;
  • College of Business and Management; and Corporate and Foundation Relations
    Katie Champion Williams, 217.206.7389;
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; and Center for State Policy and Leadership
    Pamela Hulton, 217.206.6036;
  • College of Public Affairs and Administration; and Peoria and Tazewell Counties
    Terri Hempstead, 217.206.6059;
  • Illinois Innocence Project
    Courtney Cosgrove Reed, 217.414.9301;
  • NPR Illinois
    Nice Garcia, 217.206.6643;
  • Student Affairs
    Lisa Whelpley, 217.206.6058;
  • UIS Performing Arts Center
    Bryan Rives, 217.206.8280;


We welcome your inquiries. Please contact us.