Employee Giving
at UW Medicine

Our Generosity at Work

“I give to the Harborview Mission of Caring Fund to support Harborview’s outreach programs. It is awe-inspiring to see how Harborview serves the most vulnerable members of our community with innovative and compassionate programs, and it’s a privilege to support the people who do this work on a daily basis.”

“I give to the Alzheimer’s Research Endowed Fund because my grandpa passed away from the disease. I’m proud to support my workplace and help advance research, and hopefully one day we’ll find a cure.”

“I’ve met many medical students and have been impressed by their intelligence, caring and desire to serve. Knowing that scholarships are a tremendous resource for the recipients, my partner and I established a scholarship for medical students at the UW School of Medicine.”

What inspires you to give? For many of us at UW Medicine, it’s about taking that extra step to express our belief and support for the mission we contribute to every day. We invite you to show your commitment to our mission through Employee Giving: Our Generosity at Work!

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Make a gift or update payroll deduction today.

My UW Giving

Why Give?

When you give to the UW Medicine department or program you feel closest to, you’re supporting what really matters to you. And with a team that’s 25,000 strong, our giving adds up to a truly powerful impact.

Making a gift at UW Medicine is fast and convenient when you use My UW Giving. Whether you support patient care, research or education — no matter the amount — you are making a meaningful difference in the health of people in our region and around the world.

Questions about how it works? Check out our FAQ section for answers.

Interested in payroll deduction? Read this quick guide on how to set up your deduction.

Not sure which fund you’d like to support? Browse or search for funds or email give2uwm@uw.edu and we can help you identify a specific fund for your interest.

Payroll Deduction: An Easy Way to Give

Want our most convenient giving option? Payroll deduction splits your gift into small, regular payments. And it’s a great way to support the program or department you care most about: Just five or 10 dollars per paycheck becomes a significant contribution over the course of a year. Take a look at the chart below to see how your donations can add up!

With payroll deduction, your pledge is divided across as many pay periods as you’d like. Most employees choose the standard 24 pay periods (one full year). But you can also make a one-time gift with payroll deduction, if you prefer.

Annual gift ofDeducted per paycheck (24 pay periods or 1 year)

$ 50 $ 2.09
$ 75 $ 3.13
$ 100 $ 4.17
$ 150 $ 6.25
$ 200 $ 8.34
$ 250 $ 10.42
$ 300 $ 12.50
$ 400 $ 16.67
$ 500 $ 20.84
$ 750 $ 31.25
$ 1,000 $ 41.67
$ 1,500 $ 62.50
$ 2,000 $ 83.34
$ 2,500 $ 104.17
$ 5,000 $ 208.34

Note: Payroll deductions are gratefully accepted year-round. Your pledge will automatically renew each year unless you change your settings.

Frequently Asked Questions

The UW Medicine Employee Giving program is a way for faculty and staff members to make a donation to support Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, the UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest or other areas at UW Medicine.

No. The UW Medicine Employee Giving program is for UW Medicine staff and faculty only, and your gifts benefit UW Medicine programs or funds. (The Combined Fund Drive is for all Washington state employees, and it’s possible to give to other charities.) We encourage employees to give directly through our program to make sure your gift goes to the area you want to support and begins making an impact immediately.

Gifts of any size or type are welcomed and appreciated. Not sure where to start? Take a look at the payroll deduction guide; it’s a convenient way to make an impact, starting at just $2.09 per pay period.

Yes, 100 percent of your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Contact Us

Want to know more about employee giving? Contact Gloria Chien at UW Medicine Advancement at 206.543.5686 or give2uwm@uw.edu.