Gift Planning

To learn about our donors’ philanthropic interests and educate. In collaboration with DO’s, earn the donor’s trust and confidence to share personal information and goals. In conjunction with their professional advisors, guide donors to reach a decision, finding the most inexpensive ways to make the largest gifts to the University of Florida.

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General Guides & Fact Sheets

Information on: Donor Advised Fund, Charitable Remainder and Charitable Lead Trusts, Retirement Plan Gifts, Life Insurance Gifts, Gifts of Securities and Annuities, Bequest and Beneficiary Designations, General Gift Planning Guide

Templates for: Endowment Calculators (Annual and Lifetime), Beneficiary Notification Form

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Language for Mentioning UF in Obituary:

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations for the University of Florida [specific cause: i.e. College of Journalism or Advertising Department] can be made out to the [name of fund] or the UF Foundation Inc. [fund #xxxx] and sent to P.O. Box 14425, Gainesville, FL  32604-2425, attn: Gift Processing. Please note [name of person to memorialize] or UF Foundation [fund #xxx] in the memo area.

Meet the Team


Paul Caspersen

Assistant Vice President of Development/Senior Philanthropic Advisor

Office: 352-392-5513
Cell: 352-727-0454
Email Paul


Mike Sopko


Office: 352-846-0925
Cell: 859-753-5225
Email Mike


Andrea Fourman


Office: 352-392-5514
Cell: 904-891-9254
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Alex Cobb


Office: 352-392-9532
Cell: 321-432-7446
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Anna Maria Eades

Senior Director

Office: 352-392-5405
Cell: 410-491-4540
Email Anna Marie


Rachel Dorman

Associate Director

Office: 352-392-5512
Cell: 979-739-5838
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Shirl Raulerson

Admin. Assistant

Office: 352-392-8156
: 352-334-8075
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Julie Price-Trickey

Gift Planning Associate

Office: 352-392-5512
: 352-334-8056
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Bussey Quackenbush

Marketing Specialist

Office: 352-392-9534
: 352-334-8045
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Kelly Royston

Admin Assistant

Office: 352-392-0097
: 352-334-8056
Email Kelly