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Unsure where to make your gift? Consider giving to one of the many deserving areas below, or contact the UNI Foundation at for more giving opportunities.

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Annual Fund

Giving any amount to the Annual Fund advances UNI’s educational mission and helps support the most immediate needs for students.

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Dean's Funds for Excellence

The Dean's funds allow students and faculty to do research, internships, professional development, study abroad and more. Support your college and make a difference.

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Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

To keep the quality high and ticket prices low, the Gallagher Bluedorn depends on the generosity of donors. Join the Friends of the Gallagher Bluedorn, become a seat sponsor, or join the Ovation Society to secure your legacy at UNI.

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UNI Athletics

UNI Athletics provides opportunities for student-athletes through quality learning experiences and competition. Support our Panthers with a gift to the Panther Scholarship Club, UNI-Dome renovation project or another UNI Athletics initiative.

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Access to a four-year degree in Iowa is more attainable than ever with UNI's partnership with Iowa Community Colleges. These partnerships, such as the UNI@DMACC program, provides access for students completing their associate’s degrees to finish their bachelor’s degrees online through UNI.

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Iconic Spaces

Cultivated across almost 150 years, our culture is deeply rooted in the spaces we share. That’s why the final pillar in Our Tomorrow is to renew and elevate campus facilities that are central to our future. Learn about these iconic spaces.

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