GOLD: Young Alumni Making a Difference

Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) – LIKE YOU – help to enrich the student experience by contributing to a variety of funds and initiatives at UAlbany. You are instrumental in helping students receive much needed financial aid, explore career and internship options in unique and valuable fields, and participate in renowned educational conferences and programs.

Join the GOLD 1844 Society today and be recognized for your leadership and generosity!

Giving Levels by Class Year

Graduation Year Gift Amount Monthly
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 $100+ $8.33+
2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 $250+ $20.83+
2008, 2007 $500+ $41.66+
2006 back $1,000+ $83.33+



Why should I make a gift?

YOU Benefit: Each gift helps increase the University’s ranking which directly impacts the value of your degree.
STUDENTS Benefit: Costs keep rising. Your gift ensures UAlbany students continue to receive scholarship and financial aid, state of the art facilities and access to the latest technology.
UALBANY Benefits: Gifts to the UAlbany Fund by GOLD alumni showcase a growing commitment to UAlbany’s future.


The Mission of the GOLD 1844 Society

The mission of the GOLD 1844 Society is to increase awareness and philanthropy among recent graduates in support of UAlbany’s students, faculty and staff, academic programs and research initiatives. By engaging GOLD alumni and increasing donor participation, the GOLD 1844 Society strives to develop lifelong relationships between UAlbany and its alumni.




  • Invitation to attend all 1844 Society Events
  • Invitation to numerous VIP receptions
  • Network with the most prestigious donors at UAlbany
  • Special recognition at GOLD events


How to donate?

Giving is simple, and there are many options:

  • You can give today on our secure online giving form. Your gift can support any college, department or initiative that you are passionate about.

  • Mail a check made payable to:
    The University at Albany Foundation
    UAB 226
    1400 Washington Avenue
    Albany, New York 12222



Contact Brian Rudolph, Assistant Director, Annual Giving at 518-437-5082, or

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