"Just because our children “go off to college,” doesn’t mean that it’s the end of our involvement in their education and their lives. It means that our hands on responsibilities are turned over to them, giving our children not just an academic education but the opportunity to discover what the world has to offer. It’s wonderful to know Student Affairs is there to provide programs that support our students. A donation to the Parent Fund is a small way to insure there continues to be a connection and support system for my children as they find their way to adult independence." - Gloria Pavese

Give to the Parent and family programs office


I would like to make a gift to the Parent Fund*:

Parent Fund gifts will:

  • Increase funding for the safety and security of our students
  • Enhance efforts to create an inclusive environment supportive of diversity
  • Encourage student development and growth through educational, cultural, and professional programming
  • Enrich family and parent involvement, education, and learning opportunities

Gifts of any size will help make a difference for our students and our campus. One hundred percent of your charitable donation will go towards supporting our students.

*Your donation will go directly to the University of Illinois Foundation which then distributes the funds into the Parent Fund Unrestricted Fund's account. The Student Affairs Advancement Office notifies the PFPO of all financial contributions. The University of Illinois Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 organization, and as such, all gifts are tax deductible.

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