Ways to Give

Our alumni and friends provide essential support for the Department of Communication’s teaching programs and research enterprise.

The Department benefits from the unrestricted support and major gifts designated for special purposes. Your generosity plays a critical role in our ability to fulfill our mission and is truly appreciated. Every gift counts!

There are many ways to support the Department in our educational and research endeavors. We invite you to be part of the Department’s success in educating the next generation of leaders by making a gift to the Department either on-line, via mail or phone, or by wire transfer.


To find out more about our major Funds, and make unrestricted gifts to the Department by credit card, please click on the following links:

Communication Fund for Excellence

Communication Alumni Council Fund

Communication Lecture Series Fund

By Mail or Phone

To make a gift by mail (via check or credit card) or to designate your gift to a specific purpose, please fill out the downloadable form and return to:

Rocío Torres
Director of Development, Division of Social Sciences
College of Letters & Science
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-2013
(805) 893-3188

For Wire Transfers/Gifts of Securities (Stocks)/Planned Giving/Estate Gifts, please contact Ms. Torres directly.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor corporate matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions that their employees or spouses make. Matching gift programs can double or possibly triple your donation. Please obtain your company’s matching gift form and return it with your contribution.