Giving to Upstate International

Upstate International is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization. Financial support for UI comes from private donations, corporate contributions, grants, class fees, business services, and sponsorships. A donation to UI is an investment in the future and vibrancy of our community. Your gifts translate into opportunities to enjoy a diverse world of new people, flavors, and experiences, right here in the Upstate.

Online Giving

UI provides PayPal as a convenient way for donors to contribute online. The system allows Upstate International to accept contributions made with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit cards. The system also allows contributors to pledge donations, print invoices, and send their payments to Upstate International via U.S. Mail.

In-kind Donations & Services

Tangible gifts and services that advance the causes of UI are appreciated. Contributions will be acknowledged in newsletters. In addition, all donations are tax-deductible. Please email and tell us what type of donation you would like to give.

International Center Home Fund

Purchased in December 2011, 9 S. Memminger serves as our headquarters, classroom location and event venue for many activities. Please consider making a donation to the Home Fund; all contributions will be used towards paying down our mortgage balance or repairs and facility upgrades. Email us at for more information.

For donation inquiries or to become a sponsor email