UFV Ripple Makers

Propelling future generations

Donors to UFV are having a profound impact on education, innovation, and prosperity in the Fraser Valley.

When you donate to UFV your gift has a ripple effect, enabling students to pursue their dreams and become vital members of our community.

Together, we are propelling future generations.



Welcome to UFV Ripple Makers, UFV’s donor recognition society. We are committed to thanking our donors and reporting back to you on the ripples you are making at UFV and beyond.

You will enjoy a range of opportunities to interact with UFV students, staff, and faculty while being recognized for your generosity.

Anyone can be a ripple maker. With your donation, you can create ripples that offer hope and justice, or forge new ideas, innovation and prosperity for our community.



When you attend an in-person event, you will receive a UFV Ripple Makers skipping stone — a symbol of the ripples your donations create.


The iconic Ripple Makers paddles will be presented to donors throughout the year, based on their donations to UFV.

There are three paddles of distinction, each with its own unique design:


cumulative lifetime giving of $100,000+


donations to UFV for 15 years+


including UFV in your Estate Plan


Each paddle has been hand-painted by a UFV College of Arts student, and custom engraved at our Trades & Technology Centre.



Get up close and personal with UFV

We are pleased to recognize and celebrate your generosity as a UFV Ripple Makers. The following benefits are afforded based on cumulative lifetime giving to UFV.

All Donors

  • Acknowledgement letter with charitable tax receipt or business receipt (for gifts of $20+)
  • Quarterly e-newsletter
  • Invitations to UFV Showcase events*
  • Report to Community – digital copy
  • Receive a 15% discount on regular priced merchandise at the UFV Bookstore (excluding textbooks) in store or online**

$500 – $4,999

(all of the above plus)

  • Skookum magazine – print copy
  • Invitations to Deans’ Reception(s)*

$5,000 – $24,999

(all of the above plus)

  • Invitation to Student Research Day presentations*
  • Invitation to President’s Leadership Lecture Series*
  • Pair of tickets to a Cascades home game*
  • Report to Community – print copy

$25,000 – $99,999

(all of the above plus)

  • Invitation to UFV Hospitality Tent at the Abbotsford Air Show*
  • Invitation to Ripple Makers Luncheon with the Provost and Vice-President, Academic*
  • Invitation to Chef’s Table with UFV Culinary Students*
  • Article in UFV Today and on ufv.ca/giving
  • Donor Impact Report

$100,000 – $999,999

(all of the above plus)

  • Personalized recognition event with press release*
  • Invitation to Ripple Makers Dinner with the President*

$1 million plus

(all of the above plus)

  • Opportunity to speak at Program/Faculty or University event*
  • Private luncheon or dinner with the President*
  • Opportunity to participate in International Study Tours*

* Events are postponed for your safety. We will resume hosting events when permitted by health authorities. 

** For online purchases, enter your Ripple Makers member number in the comments section in your shopping cart. Your discount will be applied when payment is processed. 

Our community is stronger when we are aligned and pulling in the same direction.

UFV Ripple Makers
Propelling Future Generations

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