Day of the Dons

On Feb. 28, 2019, 2,550 Dons from around the world united under USF green and gold to help raise $722,646 to support scholarships, academics programs, schools, and athletics.  

Thanks to the support of our alumni, donors, parents, faculty, and staff our students are gaining the knowledge, skills, and values to create a more humane, just, and sustainable world. Learn more about our record-breaking day


Krystal Giraldes

Krystal Giraldes '20

“USF is changing my life in exactly the way I never knew I needed it. With limitless opportunities and support, I'm not just learning, I'm growing into the multi-talented shero I always dreamed for myself as a child. The scholarship I received made all of this possible.”

Genesis Barraza

Genesis Barraza '18

“Throughout my time at USF, I grew as a person, met lifelong friends and had unforgettable experiences. The scholarship I received help me fulfill my dreams. I am changing the world from here through my work as a champion for bully-free schools worldwide.”

Everything you need to know about Day of the Dons

How do I make my gift?

  • Make a gift give between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2019. 
  • Respond to an email or social media post inviting you to give.
  • Call (415) 422-6638 to make a gift directly with a staff member.
  • Mail a check or money order to the address on this page. Write “Day of the Dons” in the memo line and ensure it is postmarked by February 28.

How can I follow all the action on February 28?

  • Subscribe to our emails. If you are an alumna/us and do not receive emails from USF, update your contact information.
  • Follow @usfca on social media to stay updated.

Are gifts on the Day of the Dons tax deductible?

  • Your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. USF's Tax ID is 94-1156628.

Contact Info

Day of the Dons

M–F, 8:30 to 5 p.m.

University of San Francisco
Office of Annual Giving
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
(415) 422-6638