Memorial Fund


Kindly donate to The Shoshichi Kobayashi Memorial Fund, which has been established to support foreign graduate students in the Mathematics Department at the University of California, Berkeley.

Donation by Credit Card

A donation may be made by charging it to your credit card.

For gifts via credit card, donors will need to call Gift Help (Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm PT) at 510-643-9789. For the call, donors should have the name of the specific fund handy [The Shoshichi Kobayashi Memorial Fund (Fund # FW6777000)].

Donation by Wire

Wiring instructions to the University of California, Berkeley Foundation are on this page.

Donation by check

Please send your check payable to the “University of California, Berkeley Foundation” to:

Donor and Gift Services
University of California, Berkeley
1995 University Ave., Suite 400
Berkeley, CA 94704-1070

On the check, please make note of the fund and fund number: Shoshichi Kobayashi Memorial Fund (Fund # FW6777000)

Donations of Appreciated Securities

Donors are encouraged to transfer gifts of publicly-traded securities to one of the UC Berkeley Foundation’s brokerage accounts by completing and submitting one of the transfer forms below.

The primary and preferred brokerage account is with Morgan Stanley, and is appropriate for most gifts of securities.

All transfers of mutual funds must be sent to the Morgan Stanley account. If you intend on transferring mutual funds, always contact (510) 642-6791 immediately as certain steps must be taken before the transfer is initiated.

Download Morgan Stanley securities transfer form

The UC Berkeley Foundation also has a brokerage account with Charles Schwab, primarily for donors who have Schwab accounts.

Download Charles Schwab securities transfer form

When you have filled out a transfer form, please (1) provide a copy to your broker and (2) email a copy to givesecurities [at] UC Berkeley Foundation cannot sell securities without first identifying the donor.

If you have questions, please call 510.642.6791 or email givesecurities [at]


Donations are fully deductible from US Federal tax obligations.