Giving

Your gift to the University of Arizona Cancer Center helps our physicians and scientists continue to discover new preventions and treatments for all cancers. It also helps train the next generation of cancer physicians and scientists. 

There are many ways you can make a contribution today:

Host an event

If your group or organization is interested in supporting the University of Arizona Cancer Center through a special event, please click here.

Naming Opportunities

Bright minds are at work every day at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Working closely, our researchers and physicians are making great strides and new discoveries in cancer detection and patient treatments at a rapid pace. Our work continues to attract brilliant scientific minds, bringing faculty from all over the world to fight cancer, advance leading edge research and implement precision treatments. 

You can accelerate our progress in cancer research right now, with a named gift to the University of Arizona Cancer Center. 

Our development team can design a customized giving plan that will match your wishes and make a difference to prevent and cure cancer. 

Endowing a faculty position ensures our brightest minds can advance their work. Support for new facilities, research programs, endowments and annual gifts ensure the work of the Cancer Center continues to have a positive impact in our efforts to end cancer as we know it. 

For more information, please contact our development office:

Tucson and Southern Arizona: 520-626-8434, beckyohara@arizona.edu
Phoenix and Northern Arizona: 602-827-2687, elainecunningham@arizona.edu

Online Giving and Recurring Gifts

To make a gift by credit card, you can give now using our secure server. When making your gift online, please consider scheduling a recurring gift. You can choose to have a specific amount automatically paid by credit card each month or on a quarterly basis.

Giving by Check

Checks are payable to University of Arizona Foundation/University of Arizona Cancer Center* and should be mailed to:
University of Arizona Cancer Center
1515 N. Campbell Avenue
P.O. Box 245024
Tucson, AZ 85724-5018

Planned Gifts

Whether you are a grateful patient whose life was changed by the excellent care you received from our physicians or you believe in the life-changing research, education and outreach we do, there are many ways to show your support. 

You can choose from a variety of options, including naming the University of Arizona Cancer Center as a beneficiary in your will or arranging a trust. Regardless of the size of your gift, the greatest benefit of a planned gift is knowing that you are supporting cancer research and education that will prevent, cure and save lives of people affected by cancer. 

To access online tools to help you determine the best planned giving strategy, visit the Office of Gift Planning at the University of Arizona Foundation. For personal assistance, please contact our development team at:

Tucson and Southern Arizona: 520-626-8434

Phoenix and Northern Arizona: 602-827-2687

Gifts of Stock

Gifts of appreciated securities and closely held stock can be beneficial both to you and the University of Arizona Cancer Center. You may receive an income tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the securities, as well as reduce or eliminate capital gains taxes. Gifts of stock and mutual funds are coordinated by the University of Arizona Foundation. Proceeds from the sale of these assets benefit the Cancer Center and may be directed to any area within the Center you wish.

To arrange a gift, you or your broker may contact Brad Terry, Associate Vice President, Fiduciary Compliance and Gift Transactions, at 520-621-2993.

Tribute Gifts

A gift in honor of a loved one or in celebration of an event provides a meaningful way to remember a special person or milestone and benefit the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Each gift is acknowledged to the person, or to the family of the person, in whose honor or memory the gift is made. The gift amount remains confidential. A separate receipt is sent to the donor.

Below is suggested wording for memorial donations:

In lieu of flowers, please make donations payable to the University of Arizona Foundation/University of Arizona Cancer Center and mail to 1515 N. Campbell Ave., P.O. Box 245024 Tucson, AZ, 85724-5018.

Matching Gifts

Many companies have programs that match all or part of their employees’ charitable contributions. Some employers also extend this benefit to retired employees. To check if your employer offers this option, check our matching service or contact your human resources department. To initiate the process, complete the form from your employer and mail it to:

University of Arizona Cancer Center
1515 N. Campbell Avenue
P.O. Box 245024
Tucson, AZ 85724-5018


To learn more about giving to the University of Arizona Cancer Center, please contact us:

Tucson and Southern Arizona: 520-626-8434, beckyohara@arizona.edu
Phoenix and Northern Arizona: 602-827-2687, elainecunningham@arizona.edu

By Mail:
University of Arizona Cancer Center
1515 N. Campbell Avenue
P.O. Box 245024
Tucson, AZ 85724-5018

As the only National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state of Arizona, we are committed to research, treating patients, and educating healthcare workers and the public about cancer. Every gift is important to our work. Your support helps our physicians and scientists work together to achieve extraordinary advancements in the treatment and prevention of cancer. Your partnership makes progress possible. Thank you for making a difference today!

*The University of Arizona Cancer Center is part of the University of Arizona. All contributions to the Center are processed through the University of Arizona Foundation and are tax-deductible subject to the limits allowed by the Internal Revenue Service.