Gifts to UNE are tax deductible and can be made in a variety of ways, including cash, planned gifts, securities, and more. If you have a question about your philanthropy, please contact Alicia Fereday, assistant vice president of development, at or (207) 221-4230.

We’re grateful for your support!

Cash Gifts


Checks can be made payable to University of New England and sent to:

University of New England
C/O Institutional Advancement
716 Stevens Avenue
Portland, ME 04103

Credit/Debit Card

Gifts or pledges may be made through our secure online giving page with your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card. You can make a one-time gift or set up a reoccurring gift. If you have questions about our online giving page, please contact Anne Washburne, director of annual giving at (207) 221-4914 or


Planned Gifts

For information on the opportunities and benefits of including the University of New England in your estate plans, please contact Mark LaFrance, major and planned giving officer at (207) 221-4379 or


Gifts of Securities

Gifts of appreciated securities may offer tax benefits on a charitable donation by avoiding capital gains taxes. To discuss this unique opportunity, please contact Alicia Fereday, director of development, at or (207) 221-4230. To arrange a transfer of stock, please contact UNE's Gift Acceptance Office at (207) 221-4331.

Matching Gifts

Many businesses and corporations will offer matching gifts for contributions that employees, retirees and their members make to nonprofit institutions. Please look into increasing your support without additional out-of-pocket expense by contacting your company's personnel office. 


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