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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

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Student Programs
General Fund

Give a gift of any size to support student programs where your generosity is needed most. 

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Bennion Boosters

Pledge your support of at least $10/month or $120/year to receive special communications and event invitations.

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Give to a
Specific Program

Make a gift to a specific program you care about, e.g. Alternative Breaks, Utah Reads, Saturday Service Projects, Service House, etc.

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Become an individual or corporate sponsor for one of many Bennion Center events and projects throughout the year.

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 to: 
Development Office 
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 or 801-585-0093 for more information.

 Give Securities or Donor Advised Funds

Contact Kirsten Dorius at 801-585-0745 (toll free 800-716-0377) or or get more information on the Development Officesite.

 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.

More Ways to Give:

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Smith's Inspiring Donations

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.

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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.

Last Updated: 5/29/19