Sather Gate photo by Steve McConnell

Thank you for considering a gift to the Institute of Governmental Studies. There are many ways to support us and, however you choose to give, your gift will have a significant impact. 

All gifts to IGS are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. The University’s Tax ID numbers (EINs) are as follows: UC Regents: 94-6002123, UC Berkeley Foundation: 94-6090626.


You can make a secure online gift here including pledges, installments, memorial gifts and recurring gifts. You will receive a receipt of your tax-deductible donation automatically via email.

By Check

Please make your gifts payable to UC Regents.

Mail your gift to: 
Friends of IGS
University of California, Berkeley
Institute of Governmental Studies
109 Moses Hall # 2370
Berkeley, CA  94720-2370

Gift of Stock and Securities

Securities can be transferred directly from your brokerage account to the University’s account. To make a gift, please contact the Securities Team at: 510-642-6791 or givesecurities [at]

Memorial Gifts

A memorial gift perpetuates the values and ideals that guided someone’s life. Honorary gifts commemorate a significant event or someone who is still living. Such gifts can be made to the Friends of IGS fund for general support of the Institute's mission, or you may direct their support to specific purposes such as student support or awards.

Employer Matching

Matching gifts multiply the impact of your gift. Hundreds of companies currently match their employees’ gifts to UC Berkeley. Visit to see if your employer offers a matching gift program.

Sather Gate photo by Steve McConnell