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Your donation to the OU Band Alumni Association’s scholarship funds, deposited with and managed by the University of Oklahoma Foundation, is greatly appreciated, and is extremely important in helping qualified students have the opportunity to be members of The Pride of Oklahoma that might otherwise be unavailable to them. Please read this for more information on the importance of these funds.

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Donating to the OU Band Alumni scholarship funds

Donations to the funds listed below are tax-deductible and go directly, 100%, into the named scholarship funds managed by the OU Foundation. The links take you to the Foundation’s secure Web site where you can provide your payment information. These transactions happen directly between you and the OU Foundation on their secure (tested daily) servers—look for the padlock and other signs of security in your browser for confirmation.

Donating to the OU Band Alumni General Foundation fund

OUBAA has a fund with the OU Foundation that is not for scholarship purposes. However, since donations to this fund are also tax-deductible, the funds in it may only be used for purposes that meet the guidelines for use of Foundation funds.

Again, this is not a scholarship fund. This fund may draw down its principal. We provide this donation link if you’re sure that’s how you want your gift to be used—for purchases, equipment, or other non-scholarship purposes. Click the link below to donate to this fund:

Donating to Pride of Oklahoma Foundation Funds

The University Band department accepts donations to two OU Foundation funds linked below.

The first fund is for gifts intended to assist with large, specific purchases for The Pride, such as new percussion or brass instruments, entirely new uniforms (when that time comes), and the like.

The second fund is intended for gifts as part of the annual giving program, for those who can make yearly gifts to the band department.

Donations to these funds are tax-deductible, but these funds may draw down their principal and are not primarily scholarship funds. (The band department could use these funds for scholarships, but the first fund is specifically targeted for purchases, and the second fund may be used for any purpose that comports with the guidelines for the use off foundation funds.)

We provide these links as a convenience for those who wish to use them for easy, fast donations.

Donating without tax benefit to OUBAA

Only gifts made through the OU Foundation are tax-deductible. You can, however, donate directly to OUBAA securely and easily via PayPal.

Donations to this account go to the same bank account as normal dues, homecoming payments, and other checks you write to OUBAA and mail in or hand in at homecoming. These donations are not tax-deductible, and are not eligible for corporate gift matching programs. This is a general operating fund that is used for routine expenses, and does not provide scholarships. This is the same method we use to collect annual dues and homecoming payments when the Fall newsletter goes out.

To donate without tax benefit to OUBAA’s normal operations, click the button below.