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Giving to UC Davis Health

Giving to UC Davis Health

Tribute and Memorial Gifts

Celebrate, honor or memorialize a loved one

Tribute and memorial gifts to UC Davis Health are a lasting recognition of the special role someone played in your life or with UC Davis. These wonderful gifts honor and remember an individual’s dedication to a program, field of study, personal interest or excellence in industry. Your gift may support any area and may be given by an individual or a group.

Gifts can be made to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, graduation, other event or express gratitude. Gifts may also be made to honor the memory of a loved one, friend, co-worker or health care provider.

Each gift received by UC Davis Health is acknowledged to the person or to the family of the person, in whose honor or memory the gift was made. The gift amount remains confidential, with a separate receipt sent to the donor. All gifts are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

Establishing a tribute or memorial gift

  • Outright gifts of cash of any amount may be made at any time to honor milestone achievements such as graduations or retirements or in memory of a special individual. Make your gift using our online giving form or return this tribute form by fax or mail.
  • Estate plans provide for bequests in your will that provide funding after your lifetime. Visit our Planned Giving site for more information. 
  • Endowments fund scholarships, fellowships, professorships, research and special programs in perpetuity.

Tribute or memorial gift announcement

If you would like to include information about memorial gifts in a newspaper announcement or other memorial program, you may use the following:

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations be made to the UC Davis [insert department or research program here]. Donations may be mailed to:

UC Davis Health
Health Sciences Development
4900 Broadway, Suite 1150
Sacramento, CA 95820
Please make checks payable to UC Regents.