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Found Money Fund

The Found Money Fund of Idaho was established in 1981 with three cents. That number has since grown to over $340,000.

All found money is invested in the University of Idaho Trust and will be available for use at the University's bicentennial in 2089. It is expected the fund will be worth several million dollars at that time. Only the interest will be used in perpetuity to enhance the image of the university.

How to participate

Find a penny, nickel or quarter on the ground? Have some loose change in a desk drawer? Pick it up for the University of Idaho.

All donations can be brought to the University of Idaho Foundation, Inc. in Mary Forney Hall, Room 102 on the Moscow campus. Off-campus donations can be mailed to University of Idaho Foundation, Inc., c/o Found Money Fund, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3143, Moscow, ID 83844-3143. You can also use the online gift form to transfer your found money to the fund.

New Found Money Fund piggy banks can be requested from the Office of the President by sending an email to, subject line “Adopt a Found Money Fund Piggy Bank,” or call (208) 885-6365.

Please include in the body of the email:

  • College/Unit/Department name 
  • Contact name and phone number 
  • Campus mail address or off-campus mailing address

Please allow one to two weeks for delivery.

Thank you for investing in the University of Idaho.

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Alumni Offices

Physical Address:
1212 Blake Ave. Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3232 Moscow, ID 83844-3232

Phone: (208) 885-6154

Fax: (208) 885-6975



Physical Address:
322 E. Front Street, Suite 240 Boise, ID 83702

Phone: (208) 364-4030

Fax: (208) 364-4035