Ways to Give

There are many meaningful and impactful ways to give to the Darden School of Business, and making a gift is easy. Your philanthropy has a profound impact on elevating Darden’s educational experience by powering the purposeful through unmatched transformational learning experiences.

From the Darden Annual Fund to creating an endowment to making a planned gift, Darden aims to provide a means to support the School that connects a donor’s philanthropic passions with strategic priorities that make real impact for students, faculty and the Darden experience. 

Darden Annual Fund

Provides the flexibility to invest in Darden’s innovative programs and educational experience on Grounds and around the world

Endowments

Allow Darden to increase support for the faculty, scholarships, Grounds, technology and programs for the next generation

Planned Giving

Impacts Darden’s future and allows alumni to meet their personal financial needs and leave a lasting legacy on the School

Ways to Give
Online

Gifts may be made by using our secure Darden Annual Fund online giving form.

Mail

Checks may be mailed directly and must be made payable to “Darden School Foundation” with any specific instructions or designation included in the memo section of the check and/or in a separate accompanying letter.

 

The mailing address is:

Darden School Foundation
Attention: UVA Gift Processing Services
P.O. Box 400331
Charlottesville, Virginia 22907-4102 USA

Stock Transfer

Donations may be made via stock transfer from the donor’s broker to the School’s broker through the Depository Trust Company (DTC). Make the transfer to DTC #0015 (Morgan Stanley) for credit to account #932-106319 (UVA Darden School Foundation).

 

To confirm receipt and proper allocation for a gift of securities, please contact Samantha Hartog, senior director, Advancement, at [email protected] or +1-434-982-2151 to provide the following information:

  • Donor’s full name and Darden graduation year (as applicable)
  • Name, number and approximate value of security to be gifted
  • Name of brokerage firm that holds the security
  • Gift designation (e.g., named scholarship, Darden Annual Fund)

The Foundation’s Federal Tax ID number is 54-6046419. The certificate and letter may be sent via mail or overnight courier.

 

UVA Darden School Foundation Brokerage Information:

Charlie Souter
Morgan Stanley LLC
401 East Market Street, Suite 100
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Phone: +1-434-244-0123 / 1-800-295-7630
Fax: +1-434-244-0017
Email: [email protected]

 

Darden School Foundation Contact Information:

Samantha Hartog
Senior Director, Advancement
Darden School Foundation
100 Darden Boulevard
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Phone: +1-434-982-2151
Email: [email protected]

Wire

Payments may be made by wire transfer. Contact Samantha Hartog, senior director, Advancement, at [email protected] or +1-434-982-2151 to confirm receipt and proper allocation.

Phone

Gifts may be made over the phone by calling +1-434-924-4603 with credit card information.

Corporate Matching

Many employers give generously to educational institutions by matching employees’ philanthropic contributions. Learn more about your company’s matching gift program.

Bank Draft

Gifts may be made via automatic transfer from a bank account. Provide authorization for Darden by printing, completing and mailing this form from UVA’s site to the address indicated on the form.

Recurring Gift

Recurring gifts may be made by using our secure Darden Annual Fund online giving form.

Pledge to Power Darden’s Purpose

Make a one-time or multiyear pledge to one of Darden’s strategic priorities.

Start a Conversation

Connect with us to discuss opportunities to power Darden’s purpose.

What You Need to Know About Our Ways to Give
FAQ
How do I make or renew my annual gift?

There are many different ways you can make your annual gift to Darden.

  • Give online: Use our convenient annual fund online giving form
  • Give over the phone: Call Darden’s Annual Giving office at +1-434-297-6305.
  • Mail your check payable to “Darden School Foundation” to:
    • Darden School Foundation
      P.O. Box 7726
      Charlottesville, Virginia 22906 USA
What is Darden’s fiscal year?

The fiscal year runs 1 July through 30 June.

What is the Darden Foundation’s tax ID number?

The Foundation tax ID number is 54-6046419.

How do I update my personal information with Darden?

To update your contact information, call +1-434-243-8977 or email [email protected].

If I have a question about my giving history, whom should I contact?

For gift-related inquiries, call Darden’s Annual Giving office at +1-434-297-6305 or email Renee Bush at [email protected].

 

For other inquiries, visit our Contact Us page to find the best contact according to your needs.

How can I confirm that you have received my donation?

For gift-related inquiries, call Darden’s Annual Giving office +1-434-297-6305 or email Renee Bush at [email protected].

 

For other inquiries, visit our Contact Us page to find the best contact according to your needs.

How do I set up a recurring gift on my credit card?

Recurring gifts may be made by using our secure annual fund online giving form.

How do I change my credit card information if I have set up a recurring gift?

Please contact Darden’s Annual Giving office to update your credit card information. Contact us by phone at +1-434-297-6305 or email Renee Bush at [email protected].

What is the Darden Society, and how do I become a member?

The Darden Society honors our generous leadership annual donors at six giving levels. When you make a leadership annual gift of $2,500 or more during Darden’s fiscal year, your gift will be recognized through membership in the Darden Society.

 

To learn more, please contact the Annual Giving office by phone at +1-434-297-6305 or by email at [email protected].

What is the Hickory Club, and how do I become a member?

The Hickory Club recognizes Darden alumni who give loyally each year to Darden. When you make consistent annual gifts to Darden for a minimum of three consecutive years, your commitment will be recognized through membership in the Hickory Club.

 

To learn more, please contact the Annual Giving office by phone at +1-434-297-6305 or by email at [email protected].

How can I find out if my company will match my gift?

Corporate matching gifts are an important source of support for Darden. You can easily double or triple the impact of your gift to Darden through matching gift programs. Nearly 1,000 corporations match gifts to nonprofit organizations, such as the Darden School Foundation, made by:

  • Employees
  • Board members
  • Retirees
  • Employees’ spouses

To find out if your company matches your gift, use the search feature to verify eligibility. Then, if eligible, submit your matching gift request to your company. Darden will then verify receipt of your gift and connect with your company to fulfill the match. To learn more, please contact the Advancement Operations office at +1-434-924-4603 or by email at [email protected].

How can I give securities or stocks?

Donations may be made via stock transfer from the donor’s broker to the School’s broker through the Depository Trust Company (DTC). Make the transfer to DTC #0015 (Morgan Stanley) for credit to account #932-106319 (UVA Darden School Foundation).

 

To confirm receipt and proper allocation for a gift of securities, please contact Samantha Hartog, senior director, Advancement, at [email protected] or +1-434-982-2151 to provide the following information:

  • Donor’s full name and Darden graduation year (as applicable)
  • Name, number and approximate value of security to be gifted
  • Name of brokerage firm that holds the security
  • Gift designation (e.g. named scholarship, Darden Annual Fund)

The Foundation’s Federal Tax ID number is 54-6046419. The certificate and letter may be sent via mail or overnight courier.

 

UVA Darden School Foundation Brokerage Information:
Charlie Souter
Morgan Stanley LLC
401 East Market Street, Suite 100
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Phone: +1-434-244-0123 / 1-800-295-7630
Fax: +1-434-244-0017
Email: [email protected]

 

Darden School Foundation Contact Information:
Samantha Hartog
Senior Director, Advancement
Darden School Foundation
100 Darden Boulevard
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Phone: +1-434-982-2151
Email: [email protected]

How do I make a wire transfer?

To make a payment via wire transfer, contact Samantha Hartog, senior director, Advancement, at [email protected] or +1-434-982-2151 to confirm receipt and proper allocation.

Can I make an anonymous donation?

Yes. Please let us know if you wish for your gift to remain anonymous. To learn more, please contact Darden’s Annual Giving office by phone at +1-434-297-6305 or email Renee Bush at [email protected].

Who can I call if I need help making a gift?

For gift-related inquiries, call Darden’s Annual Giving office at +1-434-297-6305 or email Renee Bush at [email protected]. For other inquiries, visit our Contact Us page to find the best contact according to your needs.

Can I make a planned gift?

Yes, there are a variety of opportunities to make a planned gift in support of Darden.

 

Planned giving encompasses a variety of philanthropic strategies that help you secure Darden’s future while also advancing your own financial and personal objectives.

 

For more information, please visit the Planned Giving page. To learn more, please contact Corley Raileanu by phone at +1-434-243-4825 or by email at [email protected].

Be a part of Darden’s fulcrum moment.