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Show your Penn Pride from Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Giving to Penn from Hong Kong

 

Nearly 2,500 Penn alumni, parents, and friends represent the Red and Blue across Hong Kong. Penn has a registered charity in Hong Kong—The University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation Ltd.—to enable Hong Kong taxpayers, as well as U.S. taxpayers, to make tax-advantaged gifts to Penn. 

Explore the tables below to learn more:

There are many ways for Hong Kong taxpayers to make gifts in support of Penn. Follow the links below to begin making your gift.

If you choose to give by check, money order, or bank draft, please make your gift payable to The University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd. Gifts are accepted in both Hong Kong and U.S. dollars.

 

Mail your gift to:

University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd.
c/o Global Philanthropic Limited
Tesbury Centre, Room 304, 3rd Floor
28 Queen's Road East
Wanchai, Hong Kong
PennHKfdn@lists.upenn.edu

 

With your gift, please include:

  • Your contact information 
  • Your name as you'd like it listed for recognition purposes
  • Amount of your gift
  • Penn program(s) you'd like your gift to support

 

You can  make a gift to The University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd. by wire transfer. Donations are accepted in Hong Kong or U.S. Dollars. The wiring instructions are as follows: 

 

Beneficiary Bank Name: HSBC Hong Kong
Beneficiary Bank Address: 1 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
Beneficiary Account Name: University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd.
Beneficiary Account Number: 848-350880-838
Swift Code: HSBCHKHHHKH

 

*In the wire reference, please include your name and contact information.

Gifts of stock can be made to The University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd. To get started, contact your broker to initiate the transfer and then, download Penn's Hong Kong Foundation Securities Form and either fax, mail, or email a copy to:

Jean Suta

2929 Walnut Street, Suite 300

Philadelphia, PA 19104-5099

Telephone: (215) 898-7254

Fax: (215) 573-5118

jeanie@upenn.edu

 

*Please note, the importance of including your name and contact information so that we are able to match the stock transfer to your gift intention.

Your employer may offer a matching giving scheme, where they will match gifts made by their employees—resulting in your gift being worth even more to Penn.

 

In many cases, participating companies will match an employee’s donation dollar for dollar up to a set amount; some will even double-match. 

 

Please contact your Human Resources department to inquire.  If your employer does offer such a scheme, send any necessary forms to The University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd. for processing. 

 

University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd.
c/o Global Philanthropic Limited
Tesbury Centre, Room 304, 3rd Floor
28 Queen's Road East
Wanchai, Hong Kong
PennHKfdn@lists.upenn.edu

 

At this time we do not accept credit card gifts to The University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd.  

Charity Status

The University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd., is recognized as a tax-exempt charity under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap. 112) by the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department as well as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization by the IRS in the U.S.

 

With your gift to the The University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation Ltd., you’re eligible to receive a Hong Kong tax benefit. If you pay both Hong Kong and U.S. taxes, you can receive a tax credit in both countries.  

 

Hong Kong taxpayers can claim deductions for their charitable contributions up to 35% of total assessable income or profits for the tax year. For example, if your assessable income is $500,000 (Hong Kong dollars) after allowable expenses, you can claim up to $175,000 (Hong Kong dollars) in approved charitable donations. We recommend that you consult with your tax advisor. 

 

Once you make a gift to The University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd., you will receive receipts for your respective tax purposes. 

 

If you need a copy of your Hong Kong receipt, please contact Global Philanthropic.

 

If you need a copy of your US receipt, please contact Ciara McCartney.

 

Contact Tamsin Warr the University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd:

 

University of Pennsylvania (HK) Foundation, Ltd.
c/o Global Philanthropic Limited
Tesbury Centre, Room 304, 3rd Floor
28 Queen's Road East
Wanchai, Hong Kong

Tel: +852 2866-1535
PennHKfdn@lists.upenn.edu