Ways to Give

AKU is supported in numerous ways by friends, alumni, patients, current and former staff members, and the parents of students and graduates. However you choose to support AKU – and at whatever level – your generosity is truly appreciated. We invite you to explore this section to learn more about ways you can give to AKU. 

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How to Make a Gift

Donate online. O​ther options include cash, cheques, credit card payments, gifts of marketable securities, and gifts of other assets such as real estate. Read more...

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Donor Recognition

AKU is immensely grateful for the support of everyone who has helped to build and sustain the University throughout its history. Read more... 

Annual Giving

Gifts to the University’s Annual Fund  are used to support the highest and immediate priorities of the University, its Colleges, Schools and Institutes. Students, faculty, staff, and patients all benefit from gifts to the Annual Fund. Read more...

Zakat Giving 

The Patients Behbud Society, for the Aga Khan University Hospital, is an independent, charitable society, responsible for collecting and disbursing zakat that helps mustehiq patients of the Aga Khan University Hospital and its secondary hospitals and medical centresRead more...

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Giving to the University Endowment

Gifts to the endowment of the University are invested and provide opporttunities for donors to support a priority activity in perpituity. The endowment helps to ensure long term financial security for AKU by providing stable and permanent income to fund a wide range of University activities. Read more...

Capital Giving

We take great pride in the quality and beauty  of our buildings,  facilities and campuses. Capital gifts ensure that our students, faculty, staff, and patients can benefit from a physical environment and  surroundings that are fit-for-purpose and inspiring.  Read more...

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Alumni and Class Giving 

AKU alumni are among our most loyal donors. Their gifts testify to the enduring impact the University has on their personal and professional lives, and make it possible for new generations to obtain an AKU education. Read more...

Foundation and Corporate Giving

AKU has benefitted from the generous support of regional and international foundations and corporations. They have partnered to advance the University's work in all aspects of teaching, research and medical care.  Read more...

Planned Giving and Bequests

Planned giving provides many additional ways for you to make a gift from your assets and estate. There are various options for making a tax-efficient gift or a donation that costs you nothing today. Read more...

Tribute and In Memoriam Giving

Tribute and memorial gifts are a way to honour someone important in your life, whether a family member, a dear friend or an influential teacher. Read more...

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Tax-Efficient Giving

You may make a gift to AKU and be eligible for various tax breaks and credits depending on your place of residence or the location of your assets. Read more...