You can make a lasting impact by investing in I-House’s long-term sustainability, ensuring that the generations to come can enjoy cross-cultural arts and humanities programs at our beloved house on College Park.

Endowment, Planned and Legacy Giving​

There are many ways to support the longevity and sustainability of I-House for years to come! I-House can accept bequests, charitable IRA rollover or qualified charitable distribution, memorial and tribute gifts and charitable gift annuities. Please email if interested.

There are tax incentives in the new CARES Act that support charitable giving during the Covid-19 crisis. Taxpayers who take the standard deduction can make up to $300 of charitable contributions to qualified charities like I-House this year. For those who itemize, the new law allows for cash contributions to be deducted up to 100% of your adjusted gross income for the 2020 calendar year.


International House has an endowment held at UC Davis to ensure that I-House can serve our community, welcome international visitors, and promote cultural awareness and global appreciation for years to come. As a non-profit organization that relies on community support, our endowment will secure our future. Please contact Executive Director Shelly Gilbride at or 530-723-2288 to make a gift to the I-House endowment.

Planned Giving

By designating a planned gift (bequest, charitable trust, annuity, or other means) to International House Davis, you establish a legacy that will continue to sustain and advance cultural awareness, global appreciation and community vibrancy for years to come.  A bequest is an easy but important way for you to ensure that your assets are distributed the way you wish. You may designate International House Davis as the recipient of a cash gift, a percentage, or residual remainder of your estate or living trust. Sample Bequest Language:  I give, devise and bequeath ____(percentage or dollar amount) of my estate (or specific assets) for the benefit of International House Davis, 10 College Park Davis, CA 95616 (FEIN ) to be used for its general purposes (or specific purpose).* *Example provided as a sample only. Please consult an attorney when updating your will with other legal documents.

Tribute Gifts

A wonderful way to honor a loved one is to make a tribute gift to I-House in their honor. Contact Shelly Gilbride to designate your gift.

Employer Matching Gifts

Many employers will double your contribution to I-House by matching your contribution dollar for dollar. To set up a matching gift, please contact your company's Personnel, Human Resources, or Community Relations Department.If you have already sent in your payment, you may submit your matching gift form at any time during the course of your membership year.
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