Giving to the College

Investing in the College of Health Sciences

When you visit a physician’s office, medical laboratory, sporting event, school, hospital or clinic, chances are your life will be impacted by a health sciences professional. Health Sciences, or allied health, professionals come from many diverse disciplines. There are more than 200 allied health care fields, making up nearly 60 percent of the health care workforce. From the laboratory to the therapy room, allied health professionals play an integral role in health care. Become part of our vision for a brighter tomorrow by investing in the College of Health Sciences. 

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How will my gift be used?

Contributions to the College of Health Sciences are used to meet the greatest needs, where they will make the biggest impact, thereby strengthening every area of the college. Currently, our largest area of need is in student scholarships.Most gifts are given to the College of Health Sciences Academic Fund for Excellence. This fund supports:

  • Scholarships
  • Research by students and faculty
  • Opportunities for student travel to regional and national conferences
  • Alumni outreach activities
  • Campus lectures and presentations by prominent educators
  • Facilities, technology, and equipment maintenance, improvements
  • The college’s ability to respond quickly to timely opportunities

You may also target your gift toward a specific discipline in the college.Targeted gifts can create endowed chairs in specific disciplines, improve facilities, increase student scholarships, and accomplish many other goals that are in line with your personal interests.Our Advancement staff is ready to assist you with meeting your personal giving goals. Contact Loralyn at (859) 218-0563 to schedule a time to discuss how we can help you achieve your wishes and meet the needs of the college at the same time.

Regardless of the amount you choose to give, you can make a difference. Each gift that is given to the College of Health Sciences is important. Financial gifts aren’t only beneficial to the college. They can also help you achieve personal fulfillment, provide you with an income for life and serve as a tax benefit.

If you would like to receive additional information or have questions, please email Loralyn Cecil or call (859) 218-0563.

Ways to Give

Annual Support

Regular contributions to the College of Health Sciences Academic Fund for Excellence are used for the greatest need - thereby strengthening every area of the college. Annual support is vital for maintaining the excellence of our two distinct departments and nine programs.

Annual giving to the College of Health Sciences Academic Fund For Excellence supports:

  • Scholarships
  • Research by students and faculty
  • Opportunities for Student travel to regional and national conferences
  • Alumni outreach activities
  • Campus lectures and presentations by prominent educators
  • Facilities, technology, and equipment maintenance and improvement
  • The college’s ability to quickly respond to timely opportunities

Endowments

Setting up a specific gift to perpetually support a student scholarship, faculty position, program, and/or research award will guarantee continued excellence and success of the College Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky. This gift can be in honor or in memory of a loved one or friend. Matching funds may be available to quickly increase the support of an endowment.

A Planned Gift

One of the most effective methods of giving to UK's College of Health Sciences is a planned gift. There are many types of planned gifts, from a simple bequest to a charitable trust. It is important for you to carefully select the best methods and assets for making such a gift. Gift planning will enable you to assist the college in its mission of education, research and service while also reducing your burden of income, capital gains, or estate taxes. Click here for more information on planned giving...

Your Gifts Matter!

By supporting the College of Health Sciences, you help provide the best education for tomorrow's leaders. Your support helps with:

  • Scholarships and financial aid
  • Faculty support, retention, and recruitment
  • Research funding
  • Facilities and technology improvements
  • Unrestricted resources that can be used wherever the need is greatest.

Please read more about Tiers of Giving. You may also choose to Give Online — please designate your gift to the College of Health Sciences. You may also pledge a gift that can be paid over time. For more information about giving to CHS, or for comments or questions, contact Loralyn Cecil at (859) 218-0563.

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