University of Oregon

Matt Hutter
Director of Development
Research, Innovation and Graduate Education

Only with gifts from friends and alumni can we preserve excellence at the University of Oregon.
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Liz Holsapple

Accelerate Innovation

Liz Holsapple, JD '11, developed an award-winning business plan for a promising UO medical discovery. Her project was made possible by gifts to the UO's University Venture Development Fund.
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You can help

Your gift to the UVDF helps students gain hands-on experience as entrepreneurs.

Your gift also will help transform UO innovation—new research discoveries and technologies that will benefit society—into business opportunities right here in Oregon.

What's more, qualifying gifts can receive Oregon state income-tax credits worth up to 60 percent of their value.

The information in this website is not tax advice. Please consult your tax and financial advisors before finalizing your plans.

Funded Projects

Donor-powered grants target innovations in brain-imaging, myotonic dystrophy, energy-saving devices, students with special needs and screening of anti-parasite drugs.

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Oregon Tax Credit

Eligible donors may receive an Oregon income tax credit as thanks for supporting the UVDF.

A fully completed UVDF Contribution and Tax Credit application form must be approved by the University of Oregon.

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