Gift Services

Gift Services is the delegated authority to record and receipt all charitable contributions to UC Berkeley and the UC Berkeley Foundation. We record and receipt gifts in compliance with university policies and federal regulations, in accordance with donor intent, while ensuring security and confidentiality of donor data. 
Senior Director, Gift Services: Matt Weaver / 510.664.5070 /
General Inquiries: Gift Services Helpdesk / 510.643.9789 /

​​​​Tips and things to know:​

  • ​The mailing address for use by donors and donor-advised funds is:

    University of California, Berkeley
    Gift Services, UDAR
    1995 University Avenue, Suite 400
    Berkeley, CA 94704-1070

  • ​​​​​​​Th​ere is a secure drop box for your use in delivering gifts that you receive directly.  It is located on the 4th floor (suite 401) of 1995 University Avenue, and checks must be accompanied by complete transmittal paperwork. 
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​All direct response remittance devices must be approved by Gift Services before they are sent for printing and mailing.​
  • All inquiries regarding corporate matching gifts should be referred to  Please do not create any matching gift accounts on corporate or matching gift intermediary portals.
  • All inquiries regarding gifts of publicly traded securities should be referred to  We maintain brokerage accounts with Morgan Stanley and Charles Schwab.
  • All inquiries regarding gifts-in-kind (gifts of personal property) should be referred to
  • Requests for duplicate receipts may be sent to
  • All other inquiries should be referred to​​​