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Central Advancement: Thanking & Engaging

In addition to issuing tax receipts and the Consolidated Endowment Fund (CEF) Report, central Advancement provides a variety of programs to support donor stewardship.

What Donors Receive from Central Advancement

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Our central Advancement colleagues provide tax receipts for each gift that comes in to the university, as well as university-level gift acknowledgments when appropriate.

Memorial/Honorary Gifts

Donors who make an online gift in honor or memory of someone can request to have a notification card sent to the honoree or family. The card can be personalized and sent either by mail or email. The central Philanthropic Recognition Programs team fulfills these requests.

Consolidated Endowment Fund Reports

Each fall, University Advancement and the Treasury Office publish a report on the performance of endowed funds. View the most recent report online.

Giving Recognition

Several central Advancement teams oversee university-level recognition programs for both annual and lifetime giving to the University. These programs include The President's Circle, cumulative giving recognition, and the Henry Suzzallo Society.

Tools & Services

Central Advancement teams develop and maintain tools and services like My UW Giving and Beneficiary Portal that help everyone meet the stewardship needs of our donors.

  • In My UW Giving, donors will see a "My Endowments" tab if they are noted as a CEF stewardee of an endowment in Advance, or if they have donated $5,000 or more to an endowed fund.
  • In My UW Giving, donors will see a "My Impact" tab if they are noted as a stewardee of a student support fund in Advance, and if the department has entered student thank you letters in Beneficiary Portal.

More Information

See the UW Endowments & Donor Services page on the University Advancement intranet for more information and resources from our central colleagues.


This page last updated 10/30/2020.