Guide to Giving

Your gifts can continue to fund our scholarships; fund postdoctoral fellowships that bring youg, innovative researchers to campus; endow chairs and professorships that will attract and retain faculty members who have earned national distinction in their respective fields; and gifts that can be used in a multiplicity of research endeavors by enabling researchers to freely test new hypotheses and conduct pilot studies that serve as catalysts for major funding proposals.

The following areas have been identified as our highest priorities. Gifts to CBC may target one or more of these areas or they may be unrestricted.

  • CBC General Fund – Graduate recruitment, undergraduate support, seminar, faculty/staff advancement, retreats, etc.
  • Outreach - To provide chemistry "magic" shows at local schools as well as summer science camps for middle school students 
  • Student Scholarships & Fellowships
  • Awards - Student, faculty, and staff awards for performance and service
  • Faculty – Endowed Chairs & Professorships
  • Unrestricted Gifts – To support department functions, staff, faculty, and/or student endeavors

Click here for a List of Existing Gift Accounts.

Ways to Give

Credit Card Donations Online

All contributions to the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry are processed through the University of Arizona Foundation’s secure server and are tax-deductible subject to the limits allowed by the Internal Revenue Service. If you want your gift to go to a specific priority or an existing gift account, first check to see if it is one of the options available in the pull-down menu of the online donation form. If not, please select "Other" and specify the Scholarship or Award name in the comment section.

Support CBC Online

Mail in Donations

To make a donation by mail, please complete and print the Give Today by Mail form and return it with your gift. Please make your check payable to the University of Arizona Foundation/Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Your donations are tax deductible in the year given.  

Support CBC by Mail

Other Donations

The University of Arizona Foundation has a professional staff with tools and resources available to make the process of planning significant gifts to The University of Arizona either during your lifetime or as part of an estate plan. Details on the Gift Planning process are available on the University of Arizona Foundation Website or more information can be obtained from:

Cheryl Tomoeda, College of Science Director of Development
(520) 621-1787