Charitable Gaming Policy


This policy applies to anyone seeking to conduct a charitable gaming activity to raise money to benefit any part of Pacific University.


  • Charitable gaming: consists of bingo, raffle and Monte Carlo events in which the proceeds are used to fund the activities of tax-exempt nonprofit organizations. Regulated by the Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ).
  • Sponsoring party: organization within the university intending to offer a charitable gaming activity, may include employees, parents, students and/or alumni.
  • Charitable donation: A charitable donation is a gift made by an individual or an organization to a nonprofit organization, charity or private foundation. Charitable donations are commonly in the form of cash, but they can also take the form of real estate, motor vehicles, appreciated securities, physical items and other assets or services.


  • Charitable gaming activities sponsored by parties within Pacific University must follow the laws of the state in which the activity is held, regardless of the beneficiary of the activity. Pacific University will not conduct charitable gaming activities in states where such activity is illegal.
  • All charitable gaming activities must be reported to University Advancement— see below for additional details, and University Advancement may forbid such activities if they are not compliant with the laws of the state in which the activity will take place. or 503-352-2057.
  • University Advancement will maintain a record of all charitable gaming activity and secure and maintain Pacific University’s charitable gaming license(s).

Please see policy document for more information.
PUNID required to view policy. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2020