Your contribution is a vote for developing leaders who put evidence first.

Join us in making an impact by supporting Harris in whichever way is most convenient for you:


Make a one-time or recurring gift with our secure online form. Consider give monthly, quarterly, or annually. You will receive a tax receipt after submitting the form. If you have questions about giving online, please email Rena Dascal (

Planned Giving

Learn more about planned giving options


Call 1.888.UCHICAGO (1.888.824.4224) to pay with a credit card. 


Noting that your gift should be directed to Harris Public Policy, please send your check (made payable to the University of Chicago) or credit card information to:

The University of Chicago
Gift and Records Services
5235 South Harper Court, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60615


Harris boasts alumni from 36 countries, and a quarter of our graduates build policy careers outside of the United States. Learn more about international giving at the University of Chicago. 

Matching Gifts

Many companies and corporate foundations match the gifts of their employees to nonprofit institutions such as Harris. Use our matching gift look-up tool to find out if your company has a matching gift policy. If a match is available, request a matching gift form from your employer and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. If requested by your employer, use the TIN (taxpayer identification number) 36-2177139. If you have already sent your gift, it may not be too late to qualify for matching dollars this year. Send a completed form to:

The University of Chicago
Gift and Records Services
5235 South Harper Court, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60615

Wire Transfer

Important: Notify Gift and Records Services (773.702.2401) or Rena Dascal (773-702-1869) of your name and gift first. In the wire transfer instructions, reference how you want the gift directed (for example, to the Harris Fund or Harris Alumni Fellowship Fund). Wire transfer instructions are:

The Northern Trust Company
Routing number: 071000152
Swift code: CNORUS44
For further credit to: The University of Chicago
Account number: 2725703

Donor-Advised Funds

Prior to making a grant recommendation to Harris, please ensure that your intentions meet any guidelines or requirements of your individual donor-advised fund as suggested by your fund’s managers. For additional information or questions, please contact the Office of Gift Planning at 773.702.3130 or If needed when making a grant recommendation, provide the TIN (taxpayer identification number) 36-2177139. This TIN may be used for gifts supporting any part of the University, including Harris Public Policy.

Under Internal Revenue Code regulations, a donor-advised fund cannot be used to satisfy a personal obligation (i.e., pledge). Doing so could subject you and the managers of your fund to penalties, including, but not limited to, excise taxes and disqualification of the fund as a tax exempt entity.