FAQ

What is the difference between restricted and unrestricted gifts?

Restricted gifts will be used only for the designated purpose the donor chooses to kindly support. Unrestricted gifts are those made towards the annual fund and endowment, and will support the university’s ongoing work and emerging requirements.

Are donations to Habib University tax exempt?

Yes: in Pakistan, the UK and the USA.

What if I am donating from another country?

HUF has Chapters in the US and UK, the latter covers donations from across Europe. From elsewhere, you can use our online donation option or get in touch with us to determine the most efficient options.

How will my donation be used?

Your donation will only be used for the stipulated purpose, with the exception of the unrestricted endowment. You will receive reports on the impact of your donation, e.g. events that have been held in the space you donated, scholarships given, etc.

Can I make incremental gifts?

Yes, we will discuss options with you for instalments of your donation over several months or years.

After I make a gift, will I receive a receipt?

The Office of Resource Development will issue a receipt immediately. Once a year, all donors will receive an annual report, including summaries of all donations and their utilization.

Can my donation remain anonymous?

Of course. Please state that you want to remain anonymous before or at the time of donation. We work with the utmost attention to respect our donors’ integrity.

Can I make a gift in honor or memory of an individual?

For those donation options that can be named, you can chose to name it in your own name, the name of your company, or dedicate it in the name of an individual.

Who manages my donation?

The Office of Resource Development is staffed with professionals who work closely with the President and the finance team of Habib University, and the guidance of the Board of Habib University.

Whom do I contact for more information?

Please get in touch with our Resource Development team for any questions or campus visits for interested donors.