Giving Opportunities

Ways to Give


Gifts can be made online via credit card.

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Cash Gifts

Gifts of credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa) can be made here or over the phone by calling the Panther Club office at (412) 648-8889.

Please make checks payable to the "University of Pittsburgh", and indicate on the memo line where you would like the contribution to be directed.

Our mailing address is:

Department of Athletics
Panther Club
P.O. Box 7436
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-0436

Payment Method FAQ

Read frequently asked questions about payment options.

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Multi-Year Commitments of Support

Commitments can be pledged and paid over a period of up to five years to a Championship Giving Opportunity or Fund (page 15 on Pitt Panther Club Membership Guide)

Appreciated Assets

Payments may also be made from wealth management funds, donor advised funds and family foundations payable to the University of Pittsburgh (page 15 on Pitt Panther Club Membership Guide)

*Appreciated Assets Gifts are not applicable to Scholarship Seating Memberships

Planned Giving

For more information, please read the Planned Giving section found here.

Monthly Payment Plans

Pledges to any of our sport-specific championship funds or to the Immediate Impact Fund can be set up online or over the phone. Signing up for a monthly payment plan allows you to invest in the program(s) that mean the most to you, on the payment schedule that works for you. If you have questions about setting up a monthly payment plan or to set up your monthly payment plan, please call the Panther Club office at (412) 648-8889.

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Corporate Matching Gifts

Many employers will match your donation to Pitt, thereby increasing your contribution to the University which increases your impact on our student-athletes. Contact the Human Resources department at your workplace to get more information on the options they offer. While each company has its own procedure, oftentimes the process includes these easy steps:

  • You request a Matching Gift Form from your company.
  • You complete the form and send it to Pitt with your gift.
  • Pitt will verify the gift information and return it to your employer.
  • Your employer issues a matching gift contribution to Pitt.

For additional information, review university's Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement website.

* Corporate Matching Gifts are not applicable to Scholarship Seating Memberships

Stocks/Securities Gifts

Gifts of appreciated securities are welcomed and can be transferred electronically. Please inform the Panther Club if you wish to send gifts through this option. These gifts are valid for both championship giving and scholarship seating.

Making a Gift of Securities

Payroll Deduction

Employees of the University of Pittsburgh can opt to have the Payroll Department deduct a monthly contribution to the Panther Club from their pay-check. Spread your gift out over the fiscal year.