Giving to the UNO Foundation


Ways to Give

For more information, please contact:

Jeff Bush
Chief Development Officer
University of New Orleans
(504) 280-3996

Eric Balukonis
Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer
University of New Orleans
(504) 280-6159

*All contribution payments should be made payable to:
University of New Orleans Foundation
Attention: Gift Processing
2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 420
New Orleans, LA 70122-3540

Unrestricted Gifts (UNO First Fund)

Unrestricted gifts are significant in that they provide University leadership the flexibility to direct the funds to address the most immediate and current priorities.

Put UNO First with a gift today!

Restricted Gifts

Restricted gifts are designated to benefit a specific academic, administrative or supportive unit for a specific purpose such as:

College of Business Administration
College of Engineering
College of Liberal Arts, Education & Human Development
College of Sciences
Earl K. Long Library
UNO International Alumni Association
Privateer Athletics


When a donor establishes an endowed fund to support the University of New Orleans, the gift is invested and earnings will be available per its designated purpose. The advantage of endowed funds is that they grow over time, providing increasing support for the University.

Examples include:

– Faculty Chairs
– Faculty Professorships
– Scholarships and Awards
– Research Programs

Honorary and Memorial Gifts

A gift in honor or memory of a special person or event is a thoughtful way to recognize a special occasion or an individual’s life and accomplishments.

Non-Cash Gifts

When a donor, now or in their estate plan, donates property to the University of New Orleans, the donor benefits from tax advantages while designating the proceeds for a particular University purpose.

Real-Estate Gifts
– Other non-cash gifts include stocks, artwork, vehicles and equipment (e.g. musical instruments)

Planned Gifts

A planned gift, can establish a tradition of giving that will continue to provide benefits long after you’re gone.Leave a lasting legacy with gifts from your estate which could be made through the following:

Last Will and Testament
– Revocable Living Trust
– Life Estate Agreement
– Life Insurance and/or Annuity Policy
IRAs or other retirement plan
Charitable Gift Annuity
Charitable Remainder Trust
Charitable Lead Trust
– Pooled Income Fund

More information on legacy gifts