staff of both the Department of Communication and Journalism
and at the University of New Mexico Foundation are available and
accessible to help you make a gift that best matches your interests
and the needs of our students. Our commitment is to be available
to help you make a difference through your generosity.
Ways to Make a Gift
Gifts from individuals come in many forms. Checks,
credit card payments and payroll deductions are common. So too
are gifts of stocks, securities and property. Because The University
of New Mexico is affiliated with the United Way and the Combined
Federal Campaigns, you make designate your gift to the C&J department
through payroll deductions or direct gifts through these organizations
as well. A description of the different kinds of gifts and the
way they can be given are explained on a UNM
You can buy a Remembrance Brick for the "Alumni and Friends
Pathway" at the historic C&J building, memorializing
your family or a deceased loved one. Details on the Remembrance
Brick project can be found here.
You may receive a giving envelope from the Department of
Communication and Journalism, which allows you to make a general
gift to the Departmental Enrichment
Fund, to be used at the Chair's discretion for unbudgeted
needs or emergencies. Details are available by calling the
C&J Department at (505) 277-5305 and also on-line here.
You may designate your gift to benefit departmental scholarships.
Details on the Everett M. Rogers Memorial Scholarship are available
and details on the Graduate Student Development Fund are available
You may wish to make a gift by mail, using our prepared
donor cover sheet. Please click here for a form that can be printed
and mailed with your gift today. (Donor
Cover Sheet in Adobe Acrobat
You can make a gift right now, by accessing the UNM Foundation's
giving page. If you wish for your gift to come to the Department
of Communication and Journalism, please make certain to note
You may be able to double – or even triple – your
gift through your company’s matching gift program. Click
here to see if the company you work for
will provide a matching gift, thereby increasing the value of
your donation even more.
need to learn more about the benefits of a planned gift.
Visit the main UNM Foundation site and click on the "Planned
Visit the UNM
Foundation site for
information on gifts, giving societies at the university, a
newsletter for donors, and other information.
Your giving level may bring you into the Chair’s Council
at C&J (a commitment of $1,250 per year for three consecutive
years) or the President’s Council at UNM (a commitment of
$5,000 per year, with the ability to designate half to a particular
college or unit of the campus community). While these giving clubs
are important in recognizing our major donors, every gift is valued
For personal attention and assistance in making a gift, please
contact the C&J Office at (505) 277-5305 or via email by contacting