The Bennion Center’s operations are covered by state funding and endowments so your gifts can be used where they are needed most and directly support student programs.
Do you want to provide stable funding to make positive change in our community, elevate the public discourse around important issues, and engage more U students in community service? Donate to the Bennion Center today!
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Ways to Give:
Make a gift to a specific program you care about, e.g. Alternative Breaks, Utah Reads, Saturday Service Projects, Service House, etc.
More Ways to Give
Give by Credit Card
You may contribute online any time of day.
Give by Phone
Give by telephone during business regular hours
(Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MST) at 801-581-3720 (toll free 800-716-0377).
Give by Mail
Make check or money order payable to “University of Utah – Bennion Center” and send
P.O. Box 410481
Salt Lake City, UT 84141-0481
Give a Scholarship
Start a named scholarship, i.e. “The Bennion Family Scholarship” with a $500 donation. Scholarships provide funds to help students choose volunteerism over paid employment and can be used to offset costs of tuition, housing or books for a community engaged learning course. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-585-0093 for more information.
Give Securities or Donor Advised Funds
Give a Matching Gift
If you work for a matching company, your gift can be increased significantly. To find out if your employer will match your contribution, simply use the U’s Matching Gifts Employer Search Engine.
Give a Planned Gift
Planned gifts, such as a Charitable Remainder Trust, can actually help you increase your available income by making a generous gift to the Bennion Center. Effective estate planning can have real advantags for you, while at the same time helping us! Learn more.
Buy groceries and support the Bennion Center!
Smith’s Inspiring Donations will donate 0.5% of every eligible purchase made by Bennion Center supporters. Once logged into your Smith's Food & Drug account you can go to: My Account --> then Inspiring Donations --> then search for U of U - Bennion Center either by name or by this code QK633 and then click Enroll.
Thank you for your generous support!
Your gift of any size makes a huge difference to our students and community partners. Donations provide art and classroom supplies, transporation, leadership training and outreach for volunteer projects with 195 community partners. View list of current partners.