University Advancement

Welcome to the Division of University Advancement!

Leading the charge to advance our university, together we aim to bolster the mission of USC Upstate by:

  • Securing philanthropic support in support of strategic priorities
  • Promoting a healthy image of the university through enhanced visibility and brand awareness
  • Engaging alumni in the ongoing life of the university
  • Activating community leaders to manage and advocate for the university

University Advancement consists of the following units:

Gift Planning

Why Give

Give Now 

Ways to Give

Annual Giving

Matching Gifts

Donor Recognition


Meet the Advancement Team

Family Fund

Giving is easy and all contributions from faculty and staff are counted towards the Family Fund no matter the gift designation or type!

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