Ways to Give

There are many ways to make a gift to the University of the Andes—whether you prefer a direct contribution, a stock donation, or a matching gift. All gifts are received and managed by the University of the Andes Foundation. Since its founding in 1979, the Foundation’s mission has been to ensure that support from donors is managed in accordance with their wishes and provides the maximum benefit to the University with the hope that this impact will reach far beyond Bogota, Colombia.

Universidad de los Andes has been recognized as the top private University in Colombia and one of the leading universities in Latin America.

Just as our past inspires us, it also demands that we achieve greater heights in the years to come. Inspired philanthropy has always played an important role in the University by providing resources for scholarships, research, and access to technology.

By giving to the University of the Andes Foundation, you are continuing this tradition of excellence and your donation directly benefits students at Universidad de los Andes today and in the future.

The University of the Andes Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service) which funds grants that benefit Universidad de los Andes. In compliance with IRS regulations, the Board of Directors of the Foundation maintains complete discretion over the allocation of gifts to the University. Gifts to the University of the Andes Foundation qualify for an income tax deduction to the limits allowed by law.

For more information on the tax deduction of your donation, please contact us.

If you prefer to send a donation via e-mail or fax, please download this form.

Give Online

To make a gift by credit card, please use our secure online giving form.

Give by Phone

Call 1-212-230-1077 to learn how to make a gift, where to direct your contribution or more about supporting Uniandes.

Give by Check or Money Order

If paying by check or money order, please use this form. Make your check or money order payable to University of the Andes Foundation, and mail it to:

University of the Andes Foundation
575 Madison Avenue
10th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Estate and Gift Planning

Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for the University of the Andes and its mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals.

To learn more about estate and gift planning, please email Sandra Diaz at s.diaz@losandesfoundation.org.

Give from your IRA

If you’re 701/2 or older, you’re eligible to create a tax-free gift from your IRA to support the University. We can help provide you with more information on how you can, get started on your IRA gift, or request a tax acknowledgment letter for a gift you’ve already made.

Give Securities and Stocks

Making a gift of appreciated securities can be a great tax-efficient way to support los Andes.

Donating stock to the University of the Andes Foundation can help you reduce or eliminate capital gains tax. You can notify us by email if you wish to donate stock to the University of the Andes Foundation.

Give by Wire Transfer

To wire transfer funds to the University of the Andes Foundation, contact us at 1-212-230-1077 for instructions.

Make Matching Gifts

Many companies and foundations sponsor matching gift programs for their employees’ philanthropic interests. These companies may be willing to double or even triple the value of charitable gifts made by employees or their spouses. You will be recognized for the full amount of your gift plus any employer match.

Contact your company’s human resources department to find out if it has a matching gift program.

Los Andes Foundation

The University of the Andes Foundation is a 501c3 organization in the USA that support the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia.

United States

575 Madison Avenue
10th Floor
New York, NY 10022


Calle 18A No 0-33
Bloque E Piso 2.
Bogotá, Colombia


Universidad de los Andes | Vigilada Mineducación
Reconocimiento como Universidad: Decreto 1297 del 30 de mayo de 1964.
Reconocimiento personería jurídica: Resolución 28 del 23 de febrero de 1949 Minjusticia.