Revenues from sources such as those identified below are not contributions.  They may be received by a USM institution, school, department, or directly at the USM Foundation Business Office:

As noted under the Solicitation Policy, all literature soliciting non-gift revenues must identify the University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc. (in accordance with guidelines established by the Board of Regents) and must be reviewed by the USM Foundation prior to the activity or event. The USM Foundation reserves the right to refuse deposits where the literature has not been submitted for review.

Checks, supporting documentation and the Non-Gift Deposit Form should be forwarded directly to the USM Foundation Business Office for processing. Before remitting, be sure that all of the following information is included on/with the form: 

  • Revenue code
  • Purpose stated
  • Legible signature
  • Check has been made payable in accordance with the Check Acceptance Guidelines 
  • Supporting documentation is attached (i.e., event literature)


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Our vision is to attract broad resources that transform the USM and its institutions, create a network of advocates to embrace the USM’s role as an educator and economic engine, and to grow a long-term, sustainable culture of philanthropy across the University System of Maryland.

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