There are many ways to show your support for the Cuban Heritage Collection. Your gift will help ensure that the Collection will continue to be an invaluable educational asset for our faculty, students, and scholars, and a vital resource for our community.

Donations of Books and Related Materials

Watch this video to hear from one of our donors, Ramiro A. Fernández.

Many of the Cuban Heritage Collection’s books and research collections have been generously donated by friends like you. If you have items you would like to offer to the Collection, please contact 305-284-4900 or chc@miami.edu. The Collection’s curators consider the format and condition of the material and its research value when determining whether to accept a donation. Materials added to the Cuban Heritage Collection are stored in environmentally-monitored facilities and are made available to the public for research.  For additional information, please refer to the University of Miami Libraries’ Gifts & Donations policy.

Giving by Credit Card

The easiest and most convenient way to make a contribution is by credit card. The Libraries’ online giving form is fast, safe, and secure. In the “Designation” field, please be sure to select “Cuban Heritage Collection.” The University accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

Giving by Check

Please make your check payable to the University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection and mail it, along with a short letter stating the purpose of your gift, to the following address:

Cuban Heritage Collection
University of Miami Libraries
PO Box 248214
Coral Gables, Florida 33124-0320

Matching Gifts

Many companies provide matching gifts for their employees as part of their employee benefit packages. If you plan to make a gift, check with your employer if your gift may be doubled through a matching gift program.

Join the Amigos of the Cuban Heritage Collection

The Amigos of the Cuban Heritage Collection help support the mission and programs of the Collection through fundraising and outreach efforts.  To join the Amigos, please download and complete this form.

The Amigos have been instrumental in initiating and raising money for the Luis J. Botifoll Oral History Project.  Donations to the Project include membership in the Amigos.

Leave a Legacy: Estate and Gift Planning

There are various ways to include the Collection in your charitable and estate plans while considering your personal circumstances and protecting your loved ones. These may include bequests, memorial and honorary gifts, and endowed gifts, among other options.  All individuals who include the Collection in their estate plans become members of the University’s Heritage Society.  For details, please contact the Office of Estate and Gift Planning.