Frequently Asked Questions

What is the KCU Day of Giving?

KCU Day of Giving is a one-day giving campaign in which KCU alumni, students, and friends come together to celebrate the philanthropic spirit and generosity of Kansas City University. The 2021 Day of Giving took place on Monday, April 5, and raised over $86,000 in support of various funds that support KCU students.

Why should I participate in Day of Giving?

Day of Giving is an opportunity to come together as a KCU community, at a time when community is needed more than ever. The day is also an opportunity to celebrate a culture of philanthropy that is so special across KCU.

What is the COVID-19 Response Fund at KCU?

Since spring 2020, Kansas City University has helped its students and faculty during this unprecedented time as we look to innovative ways to continue delivering exceptional medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the COVID-19 Response Fund, including what your gifts to this fund will do. Many donors for the 2021 Day of Giving gave in support of the COVID-19 Response Fund.

How can I make a gift?

You may give at any time online.

You may also make a gift by phone at 816-654-7280 or send your check made payable to Kansas City University:
Kansas City University
c/o Philanthropy and Alumni Relations’ Day of Giving campaign
1750 Independence Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106

I am unable to make a gift at this time. How else can I get involved?

We are always looking for virtual ambassadors and volunteers to support Day of Giving! Your support on social media is valued just as much as a financial gift for Day of Giving. Please visit KCU’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn pages and use the hashtag #KCUDayofGiving to share what KCU means to you as alumni, students, and friends of the University.

Who should I contact if I have further questions about Day of Giving?

Please contact Adrianne DeWeese, Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations, at or call 816-654-7285 to become a virtual ambassador or a sponsor, or for general questions related to KCU’s Day of Giving.