Gift In Kind Acknowledgement Letter

After a Gift In Kind is made, each campus department is responsible for issuing a donor acknowledgment letter to all donors and keeping a copy on file. The letter serves as a thank you, and include specific language for tax purposes.

After a Gift In Kind donation is received directly by UW Madison from a donor, the campus department is responsible for issuing a GIK donor acknowledgment letter to the donor and keeping a copy on file.


Download Gift In Kind Acknowledgement Letter (doc)

The letter serves as a thank you and required written acknowledgment, and should include specific language from the downloadable template for tax purposes. The letter should describe the item(s) donated, but should not include a dollar value.

Gift Acknowledgement Letter

Sample letter and procedure for sending an acknowledgment of a gift made to UW-Madison.

Sample letter and procedure for sending an acknowledgment of a gift made to UW-Madison.


Download Gift Acknowledgement Letter

After a monetary donation is received directly by UW Madison from a donor, the campus department is responsible for issuing a donor acknowledgment letter and keeping a copy on file. The letter serves as a thank you and required written acknowledgment, and should include the amount donated and specific language from the downloadable template for tax purposes.