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Why Your Gift Matters

When you support OLLI @Berkeley, you make an immediate positive impact in the life and future of our learning community. Contributions to our annual fund account for nearly 10% of our yearly budget. Your tax-deductible gift will help us:

Orchestrate a dynamic program of in-person, livestream and recorded courses — a hybrid experience that delivers the choices members value

  • Providing classes multiple ways is extremely labor intensive, requiring dedicated staff to facilitate and produce each offering

Attract and retain the best faculty — by paying a wage that reflects our appreciation of their scholarship and expertise

  • Only some Osher Institutes pay their instructors, and few offer comparable compensation — $2,500 for 12-hours of instructional time

Expand our fee assistance program — so that everyone who wants to join our community, can

  • We are committed to welcoming, celebrating and nurturing all lifelong learners regardless of ability to pay

Give Online

The easiest way for you to give is online! It's fast, safe and makes an immediate impact. After clicking the blue "Make a Gift" button below, you will be immediately redirected to the OLLI page on the UC Berkeley giving website:

Make a gift 


Give By Mail

Please make your check out to "UC Berkeley Foundation" and designate "OLLI Annual Fund" in the memo line. 

Send to:

Gift Services
University of California, Berkeley
1995 University Avenue, Suite 400
Berkeley, CA 94704-1070


Give by Phone

You may donate by calling Gift Services at (510) 643.9789 during regular business hours. Please be sure to note that your gift is to go to the OLLI Annual Fund. You may also set up recurring donations at that time, if you desire.


FAQs including Stock Transfers, Wire Transfers, Planned Gifts & More

This page provides detailed overviews of the various ways to give to OLLI @Berkeley as well as other campus units and funds.  


Our Annual Report

We encourage you to review our 2020-21 Annual Report to better understand why every gift counts.


Key Contacts