Ways to Make a Gift

The University of Georgia School of Law welcomes gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Private donations lift the School of Law to heights it could not attain solely through public funding. For more information about making a gift, contact the Advancement Office.

Credit Card

To make an immediate gift online by credit card, please visit our secure web site


To make a gift by check, please make it payable to “UGA Foundation” and indicate the specific law school purpose on the memo line.  For example, you may indicate in the memo line that the gift is designated for the Law School Fund.

Mail your gift to:

UGA School of Law 
ATTN: Advancement Office
225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602

To make a credit card gift over the phone, please call Phyllis Cooke at 706.542.7637. 

Stock Transfer

To make a gift of appreciated stock or other marketable securities, please contact Phyllis Cooke at 706.542.7637 

Payroll Deduction

University of Georgia faculty and staff may make gifts to the Law School Fund by payroll deduction.Use this authorization form to initiate a new gift or change a current gift by payroll deduction. Please return your completed form to the Advancement Office.

Periodic Gifts by Credit Card or Bank Draft

To make gifts by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or by Preauthorized Credit Card Transactions, download this form. This option allows donors to make regular payments by electronic funds transfer from their banking institutions or by way of credit card charges.

Matching Gifts

If you or your spouse work or serve on the board of a matching gift company, maximize the value of your charitable gift by applying for matching funds that may double or triple your support. Matching gift credit is extended for both the President's Club and University Partners programs. 

Gifts by Wills, Bequests, and other Ways of Giving

Please complete the Statement of Future Gifts to become a member of the Verner F. Chaffin Society.   To explore planned giving options, please contact the  Advancement Office for more information.  Visit our Gift Planning Office website to learn about special deferred and current gift vehicles.