Giving Opportunities

Annual Fund

The Annual Fund is the University’s program for unrestricted giving to provide current operating funds. These funds support crucial needs including scholarships and academic programs and services. Learn more…

Athletics

You can support Cardinal athletic programs through the Cardinal Athletic Round Table. Your contribution will assist with equipment purchases, capital improvements, and recruitment expenses, and you can designate which sport(s) should benefit from your contribution. Learn more…

Bequests

Bequests can take a number of forms including a specific dollar amount or a portion of what remains of an estate after obligations to others are fulfilled. The estate will receive an estate tax charitable contribution for the bequest to UIW. Learn more…

Campus Ministry

The UIW Campus Ministry Office provides for the religious and spiritual development of students. Campus Ministry serves as the university’s main outlet for carrying our mission to the community at large. Learn more…

Circle of G.O.L.D.

Circle of G.O.L.D. — Graduates of the Last Decade — offers recent alumni the opportunity to help the university’s newer students continue their education. Learn more…

Endowments

An endowment is a gift held in perpetuity by the University.  A portion of its average annual investment return is used for purposes specified by you.  The remaining investment return is added to the endowment’s principal to guard against inflation, thus ensuring the value of the principal.  The principal is never spent.  You and other donors may add to the principal at anytime and/or through your estate plan. Learn more…

Faculty Development

Professional development for faculty is a vital way to maintain academic excellence. When our faculty learn to use new technology, conduct research nationally or globally, or become proficient in a second or third language, they bring that knowledge back to the classroom. Learn more…

Library Books and Resources

The Gift Book Program is a wonderful opportunity to commemorate the memory of a friend or relative who has passed away. Or, you may celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and other special occasions through the Gift Book Program. Learn more…

Matching Gifts

Many University of the Incarnate Word donors are employed by companies that encourage donations to higher education. Matching gift companies work with employees to offer additional funding to the specific UIW programs supported by their employees. Learn more…

Phonathon

The Phonathon is an annual UIW event held to raise funds for student scholarships, technology upgrades and various student activities. Every fall and spring, students and alumni come together to connect and raise awareness of what’s current at UIW and why alumni should GIVE back. Learn more…

Planned Giving

Planned Giving helps you plan your charitable giving to the University of the Incarnate Word both now and in the future while also fulfilling your personal financial goals.  A planned gift will help advance our great University and provide you valuable benefits. Learn more…

Scholarships

Scholarships are an investment in the economic growth of the community. To fulfill its mission of service, UIW extends all possible support to students to prepare them for the competitive, international marketplace. Learn more…