FAQs

How do I make a gift?

You can make your gift or pledge to the University of Manitoba by filling out our online pledge form. If you wish to make your pledge via credit card over the phone, you can contact Donor Relations at  204.474.9195 or toll-free at 1.800.330.8066.  Alternatively, you can send in a cheque made payable to the University of Manitoba to the following address:

The University of Manitoba
Donor Relations
200-137 Innovation Drive
Winnipeg, MB  R3T 6B6

Is my gift tax deductible? 

Yes, gifts in Canadian or U.S. dollars are eligible for tax credits or are tax deductible.  The minimum gift required to generate a tax receipt is $10.  For more specific information, please contact the Department of Advancement Services at 204.474.9195 or email at donor.relations@umanitoba.ca.

Can I designate my gift to a particular project/faculty/fund? 

Yes, you are welcome to direct your gift to one or more of the hundreds of existing funds at the University of Manitoba that support faculties, schools, programs or the Libraries.

Can I leave it up to the university to decide how best to use my gift? 

Yes.   Undesignated gifts are directed to the President’s Fund, which is used to fund projects deemed most pressing. 

Can I make a gift in memory of a friend, family member or to honour a special occasion? 

Yes, many donors choose to give a gift to the University of Manitoba for a variety of reasons, from birthdays to anniversaries to memorials.