Our Mission
Our Mission
Our mission has remained the same from the beginning: to provide stable financial support for the University while preserving the purchasing power of endowment and trust funds in the future.
Private Gifts
Private Gifts
Since 1922, the University of Oregon Foundation has received, invested, and distributed private gifts to the University, funding student scholarships, faculty support, academic programs, and building improvements. 


to the University of Oregon Foundation

The Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, is responsible for receiving and administering the thousands of private gifts donated annually to the University of Oregon, and disbursing those funds to the University according to donor intent. 


UO Foundation enters exclusive negotation for EWEB riverfront property
EUGENE, Ore. – The UO Foundation is honored to have been selected to exclusively negotiate with the Eugene Water and Electric Board to purchase its 17-acre surplus property. The UO Foundation is currently in a due diligence phase as it investigates the site.

Learn more about the project and next steps at EugeneRiverDistrict.com.
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Financial Statements

2013-2014 Annual Report Available
Public confidence and private trust are two essential elements for the continued success of the Foundation. We are proud to share our 2013-2014 annual report. In the last fiscal year, the long-term Willamette Investment Pool increased by more than 10 percent, reaching $612 million as of June 30, 2014. Please feel free to view our fiscal year 2013-2014 audited financial statements below.
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New Fund Invests in Region's Emerging Businesses

From UO Foundation
Chief Investment Officer Jay Namyet

The University of Oregon Foundation is proud to announce a new experiential learning program for Lundquist College of Business and UO School of Law students that will benefit emerging regional companies. Students in the Seed Fund program will take an active role in the management of $500,000 capital from the endowment.

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