Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about UTHealth Giving Day 2019.

What is UTHealth Giving Day? 

Giving Day is an annual single-day online fundraising event held on April 9, 2019 for UTHealth. In this event, alumni, faculty, staff, family and friends of the institution come together to support the clinicians, researchers, and students of UTHealth by making a gift to the schools, programs, and initiatives that mean the most to them. 

Why should I participate in UTHealth Giving Day?

UTHealth donors positively impact the lives of individuals in our community and beyond with gifts that support scholarship, research, and patient care. Gifts of all sizes have great collective impact in pursuing our shared goals that have long defined the institution and continue to drive us today. 

Is my Giving Day contribution tax deductible?

Yes. Gifts made to the institution on Giving Day are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Donors receive an e-mail confirmation that serves as a receipt for tax purposes.  You can also request a paper receipt by emailing

I have a question about my gift, who do I contact?

Please contact our Gift Processing team at

Are matching gifts accepted?

Donation matches offered by the company or organization with which you are employed can double the impact of your gift! See if your employer might match your gift. 

Can I make a pledge?

If you are interested in making a pledge on Giving Day, please call us at (713) 500-3200.

Still have questions?

Contact us at