Iowa Educational Savings Plans Trust

Make a Gift

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Contributing to a new or existing College Savings Iowa account is a meaningful way to celebrate any occasion. With Ugift®1, it’s also easy! Follow these steps to get started, or visit to learn more.

For Account Owners: Accessing Ugift Codes

Each of your College Savings Iowa Beneficiaries are given a unique six-digit gifting code, which can be used by family and friends to make direct contributions to the student’s account. Here’s how to locate yours:

Using the READYSAVE 529 App

  1. Log in to your account using the READYSAVE 529 mobile app.
  2. Click the Ugift icon in the bottom right corner.
  3. Locate the correct Beneficiary’s account and click Share invitation.
  4. From the pop-up menu, choose who you would like to send the code to and how (text message, email or social media).
  5. The individual will receive a link unique to the chosen Beneficiary. From this link, they can contribute directly to the account.

Using Your Online College Savings Iowa Account

  1. Log in to your account at
  2. Click Share Ugift code and view history of gifts in the right menu.
  3. Locate the correct Beneficiary’s account, which will have the Ugift code below their name.
  4. Share the Ugift code via social media, email or print a Ugift contribution slip.

For Gift Givers

If the owner of the College Savings Iowa account sent you a link, click on it to be taken to the student’s personal gift page. From here, you can make a contribution by simply indicating the amount and putting in your banking information.

Green circle with a yellow lightbulb in the center. Create a Gift Giver profile to give future gifts quicker, gift to multiple students, view gift history and set up recurring gifts.

Or, if the owner of the College Savings Iowa account provided you a gifting code, go to and enter it to be taken to the student’s personal gifting page.

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Add a Greeting Card

Help bring your gift to life with one of our greeting cards. Choose one that best fits the special occasion and fill it out before gifting it to your loved one.

Congratulations Happy Holidays Personalized Birthday

Congratulations (PDF)

Happy Holidays (PDF)

Kid Superheroes (PDF)

Happy Birthday (PDF)

Congratulations with
Image (PDF)

Holiday Lights (PDF)

Present (PDF)

Cupcake with Candle (PDF)

Scrambled (PDF)

Snowflake (PDF)

Bubbles (PDF)

Present (PDF)

Congratulations with
Balloons (PDF)

Present (PDF)

Stripes (PDF)


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