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Current active Memorial Giving Options

Current active Honorary Giving Options

 

 

Memorial Gifts are a way to honor someone who has just passed away. The gifts can be used to establish an endowed fund in that person’s memory, or they can simply be used to support immediate needs on the University of Maine campus. Upon receipt of such gifts, the University of Maine Foundation promptly notifies the next of kin or close friends so that they might directly thank the donor, but the value of each gift is not disclosed. Gift receipts also are issued by the Foundation to the donors.

Please contact the Foundation to set up a giving page, the following language may be used:

In order to let readers of an obituary know that memorial gifts are encouraged, either of the following language should be utilized:

If the decedent did not have a particular fund he or she would want the gift to go toward, the following should be used:

“Gifts in memory of [insert name] may be made at umainefoundation.org/memorial for general scholarship aid to students [or insert program or department name gift account] at the University of Maine.”

or

If the decedent did have a particular fund he or she would want the gift to go toward, the following should be used:

“Gifts in memory of [insert name] may be made at umainefoundation.org/memorial to be added to the [insert name of fund].”

Download the Memorial Gift Form

Directions for online giving and giving by mail are available on the  umainefoundation.org/memorial page.

Mail gifts to:

University of Maine Foundation

Two Alumni Place
Orono, ME 04469-5792
207.581.5100
800.982.8503
FAX 207.581.5110

Honorary Gifts are a wonderful way to pay tribute to someone. The gift may mark a celebration, achievement or other notable event. The gifts can be used to establish an endowed fund, or they can simply be used to support immediate needs on the University of Maine campus. Upon receipt of such gifts, the University of Maine Foundation promptly notifies the honoree so that they might directly thank the donor, but the value of each gift is not disclosed. Gift receipts also are issued by the Foundation to the donors.