Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Giving Opportunities 2021.

Is my gift tax-deductible? 

The deductibility of your contribution for tax purposes is limited to the amount that exceeds the value of any goods and services you are entitled to receive in return. In addition, a contribution that involves the right to purchase tickets for seating at our athletic events is not deductible for federal income tax purposes. Please consult with your personal tax advisors for more information. If you have questions regarding the benefit amount associated with an Athletics gift, please contact Cal Athletics at 510.642.2427.

What is UC Berkeley's Tax ID number?

The ID number for gifts to the UC Berkeley Foundation is 94-6090626. 

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes, there is a $10 minimum donation.

I don't see where I'd like to give.

There are plenty more giving opportunities available online at - just search for your favorites! Please note that we are not able to count gifts made at as part of our Giving Opportunities campaign totals - but your support is much appreciated!

I have questions about my gift. Who should I contact?

Please email with any questions.

When does this special campaign end?

You can make gifts to these projects through December 31, 2021.

Still have questions?

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