How to Give to URI

Thank you for supporting the University of Rhode Island! Making your gift has never been easier—just choose any of the following options:

Make a Gift Online

Online giving is the quickest, most convenient method of making a gift. Our online giving form is fully responsive, secure, and accessible via any mobile device, tablet, laptop, or desktop.

Mail a Check

Make your check payable to the "University of Rhode Island Foundation" and send it to the following address:

URI Foundation
P.O. Box 1700
Kingston, RI  02881

Please include a note with your check letting us know where you would like your gift to be allocated. If you would like to make your gift in honor of a professor, student, relative, or friend, you can find more information on our Gifts of Tribute web page.

Give by Phone

If you choose to pay by credit card and prefer to do it over the phone, please contact Rebecca Vigeant at 401.874.4786 or

Give by Wire Transfer

To make your gift via wire transfer, please contact our finance department at 401.874.5601.

Gifts of Securities

To make a gift of stocks, bonds, or mutual funds, please contact Rebecca Vigeant at 401.874.4786 or You can also use our securities transfer form.

Payroll Deductions

URI faculty and staff can opt to have their gift deducted from their paycheck, either as a one-time gift or in bi-weekly installments, by filling out the payroll deduction form.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs, which can double, or even triple, the impact of your gift. To find out if yours does, please visit our Matching Gifts web page.