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Director of Development

Physical Address:
University of Idaho College of Law
501 W. Front St.
Boise, Idaho 83702

Phone: 208-885-8793


Ways to Give

There are many ways to give to University of Idaho and the College of Law:

Please make check payable to “University of Idaho Foundation, Inc.” In the “For” section, please indicate the gift designation of your choice (see designations below).

Deliver or Mail a Gift to

University of Idaho Foundation
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3143
Moscow, ID 83844-3143

Suggested Designations

  • College of Law Excellence Fund
  • College of Law Scholarships
  • College of Law Experiential Programming

Please go to the University of Idaho Giving page and select the designation of your choice, and then complete the required fields.

Suggested Designations

  •  College of Law Excellence Fund
  •  College of Law Scholarships
  •  College of Law Experiential Programming
  •  College of Law Legal Aid Clinics

Write a Check
Please use the instructions above for Writing a Check and identify the person you'd like to honor either on the check memo line or within an included note.

Please use the instructions above for Online and identify the person you'd like to honor either in the In Honor of or In Memory of fields on the giving form.

Payroll Deduction
Please use the instructions above for Payroll Deduction. Note that it is not possible to do just one payment in memory/honor of someone — the entire deduction must be made that way. You'll need to include this information in the email when submitting your payroll deduction form to

Endowments are a wonderful way to honor someone and leave a permanent legacy. Endowments start at $25,000 and generate an annual impact that will continue to support you or your honoree’s passions in perpetuity. If you are interested in establishing an endowment please contact Stephanie Ballis at

How do I mention University of Idaho in an obituary or recommend that gifts be made to U of I in lieu of flowers?

We suggest that you use text similar to this:

The family requests that memorial gifts be made in support of the (specific fund name or College of Law) at University of Idaho. Checks made payable to U of I Foundation can be mailed to:

University of Idaho Foundation
Attn: Gift Processing
875 Perimeter Drive – MS 3143
Moscow, ID  83844-3143

Or you may make a gift online at University of Idaho Giving. Please indicate that the gift is in memory of (name) by writing a memo on your check or marking the “in memory of” box when making a gift online.

By signing up for payroll deduction you can give a little each pay period and have it add up to a significant amount by the end of the year. As an added benefit to giving, employees and retirees are eligible to receive President's Circle benefits with annual, cumulative giving of $1,300 or more — or $50 per pay period over the fiscal year. Please complete the Payroll Deduction Form.

Many organizations match employee gifts made to University of Idaho. To learn more, please email Stephanie Ballis in the College of Law development office or call 208-885-8793.

When you create your legacy gift for U of I through a charitable IRA rollover, you receive tax advantages.

Benefits of Charitable IRA Rollovers

  • Avoid paying tax on your required minimum distribution this year. The distribution will not count as taxable income for this year, helping keep you in a lower tax bracket.
  • The transfer is not subject to limitations on itemized deductions.
  • Enjoy a quick and easy estate tax reduction.
  • Visit to learn more

Qualification and Information

  • You must be at least 70½ years old.
  • Your gift can satisfy all or part of your required minimum distribution for the year.
  • You pay no income tax on the gift. The transfer generates neither taxable income nor a tax deduction, so you benefit even if you do not itemize your tax deductions.
  • You can transfer up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as University of Idaho Foundation. This opportunity applies only to IRAs and not other types of retirement plans.
  • If you will be writing a check from your IRA account, please mail by November 30 to ensure that it clears your account before December 31. Even if your IRA administrator writes the check, please note that your gift to University of Idaho must be received by December 31 to qualify for this year.

Questions? Please contact the U of I Foundation for more information by email or call 208-885-4000.

Please contact the Office of Estate, Trust and Gift Planning by emailing, calling 208-919-1660 or visiting Our gift planning experts are an excellent resource for those who desire to make a gift to benefit University of Idaho via bequest in a will or living trust, endowment, charitable remainder trust, charitable gift annuity, IRA/retirement plan, personal property or life insurance.

Idaho Education Tax Credit

As an Idaho tax payer, your donations to the University of Idaho and the College of Law may be eligible for a 50 percent education tax credit which provides a reduction to the tax you owe or an increase in your refund!

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Contact Us

Director of Development

Physical Address:
University of Idaho College of Law
501 W. Front St.
Boise, Idaho 83702

Phone: 208-885-8793