Power of Us Spring Employee Giving Program

Through the Upstate Foundation and its Power of Us annual employee giving program, your gift can bring the Upstate mission to life and help fund patient care, education and research, which positively impacts community health and well-being. 


Consider giving to this year's feature fund: Campaign for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

We are close to reaching our goal which will continue to provide training, staff and services to meet the needs of Central New York children and teens who are struggling with long wait times to ge tthe help they need.

Click here to donate now to the Campaign for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Click here to go to Self-Serve and e-pledge through payroll deduction (you may need to log in)


If you are a loyal Power of Us donor and want to give to the fund of your choice, we welcome you back.

You can support Upstate Medical University in a way that is meaningful to you by donating to Power of Us. The annual employee giving program allows you to donate directly to any Upstate Foundation fund – there are over 1,200 funds representing all areas of Upstate's mission of patient care, education and research, and 100 percent of your donation goes to the fund(s) that you can choose.

For our longtime loyal donors

1. CHOOSE A FUND that is meaningful to you. Search online using fund search.

2. SELECT THE PAYMENT method that is most convenient for you: cash, check, credit card or payroll deduction.

Please note for payroll deduction: each pay period, the designated amount is automatically withdrawn from your paycheck ($5.00 minimum per pay period) and your payments will continue until the Upstate Foundation is notified to make changes to the designation or to cancel the deduction.

Click here to donate now to any fund. You will need the fund number.

Click here to go to Self-Serve and e-pledge through payroll deduction (you may need to log in)


Funds with annual donor recognition

Friend In Deed Annual Fund #16328 – for unmet patient needs. Donor recognition at Upstate University Hospital lobby and Upstate Community Hospital corridor to east lobby – for donor gifts $100 and up.

Upstate Cancer Center Annual Fund #47623. Donor recognition at Upstate Cancer Center, 1st floor walkway – for donor gifts $100 and up.

Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital Annual Fund #10023. Donor recognition at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, 11th floor East Tower – for donor gifts $250 and up.

For full searchable list of 1,200+ funds click here. Type in fund name or keyword.

Open a new fund

Interested in opening a fund? Call us at 315-464-4416. The minimum amounts to open new funds: 

  • Restricted Fund – min. $1,000 
  • Donor-Advised Fund – min. $5,000 
  • Endowments (permanent) – min. $10,000