Donor-Advised Funds

Thank you for your interest in supporting The University of Akron through a donor-advised fund.

Held by a financial institution:
Please use the tool below to direct gifts from your DAF account to The University of Akron Foundation.

  1. Select your financial institution from the drop-down menu.
  2. Indicate what you’d like your gift to support.
  3. Enter gift amount.
  4. Follow prompts.

If you have any questions, please speak with your financial adviser and/or your DAF administrator.

Held by a community foundation:
Please contact your DAF administrator directly to make a gift. Please provide them with your gift amount, designation, and have check made payable to The University of Akron Foundation (tax ID: 34-6575496).

IMPORTANT: For 2023 eligibility, checks must be dated and postmarked on or before Dec. 31.

If you have questions, please contact Terrie Sampson at 330-972-6924 or