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Frequently Asked Questions:Ways to Give to University of Colorado Hospital

Why does University of Colorado Hospital need philanthropic support?

Philanthropy is a vital source of funding for patient care, medical research and education. UCH provides some of the most extraordinary care in the region and even the country. As a not-for-profit organization, we receive no general fund support from the state of Colorado. Donors' support is what helps make us special.

May I specify how I want the University of Colorado Hospital Foundation to use my gift?

Of course. You may specify your gift designation when making a gift online or by using the printable donation form. You also may consult the Foundation to help determine the best "match" between your charitable and financial goals and University of Colorado Hospital’s needs. Send us an e-mail or call (720) 848- 7802.

May I give anonymously?

Yes. We honor requests for anonymity. Just let us know your wishes in writing and/or contact our office.

Is University of Colorado Hospital a state-funded hospital?

No. We receive no general fund support from the state of Colorado.

What are the hospital's financial goals?

We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to teaching, research, patient care and community service. Our goal as an organization is not to accumulate wealth for its own sake, but to meet our current and expected obligations as we serve patients and their families.

Will my gift really make a difference?

Yes! The cumulative effect of all gifts, large and small, is significant.

Are the University of Colorado Hospital and the University of Colorado Hospital Foundation not-for-profit organizations?

Yes. Both are 501 (c)(3) charitable organizations. Your contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. We are eligible to receive matching gifts from corporations and organizations.  The University of Colorado Hospital Foundation's tax i.d. number is 20-8575263.