Make a Gift

The Center uses gifts to enhance the experiences of Penn students and the LGBTQ+ campus community.


Gift Fund Options

LGBT Center Gift Fund
This fund supports the Center’s annual operating budget; uses include but are not limited to student programming, maintenance of the Carriage House, and research and conference scholarships.
To donate to this fund click here

LGBT Center Endowment
The endowment for Center staff, programs, and services ensures essential operations continue indefinitely. Donors may choose to endow something of special interest or contribute to the general endowment fund.
To donate to this fund click here

The Leslie Townsend Fund
This fund assists students making a gender transition.
To donate to this fund click here

LGBTQ+ Research Fund
Awards research grants to faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students studying or teaching about queer issues.
To donate to this fund click here

Schoenberg LGBTQ+ History & Archives Fund
Named in honor of founding director Bob Schoenberg, this fund supports archiving of documents and photographs, recording interviews, publishing and presenting findings, and creating an interactive exhibit with both physical and virtual components.
To donate to this fund click here

The Mark D. Gordon, W ’65, L ’68 Lecture Fund
Initiated by a supportive alumnus, gifts support annual lectures by scholars on subjects important to the LGBTQ+ community.
To donate to this fund click here

We encourage you to give online via the links above.  However, if you prefer to send a check the University is encouraging them to be sent to our secure PNC Bank processing center for prompt depositing and automatic imaging.

For your reference, here is the address information for the PNC processing center:

PNC Bank Mailing Addresses:

University of Pennsylvania
Office of the Treasurer
P.O. Box 71332
Philadelphia, PA  19176-9913

Overnight Courier UPS/FedEx/DHL Address:

c/o Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
Attn: Lockbox 824949
525 Fellowship Road
Suite 330
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

For information about matching gifts:
Questions? Call Erin Cross at 215-898-5044 or email: