Ways to Give

Ways to Give


Whether you are interested in supporting Hillsdale’s general operations or in designating your gift, there are multiple ways to support Hillsdale College. Please contact us if you have any questions about the options below, or would like to speak with one of our helpful Institutional Advancement representatives.

How to Give

Credit Card Donations

Please use our secure online form or call (517) 437-7341. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and Diner’s Club.

Donate Online

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Mail Donations

Make your personal or business check or money order payable to Hillsdale College, and mail it to:

attn: Institutional Advancement
Hillsdale College
33 E College Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242

If you use a Hillsdale College business-reply envelope, please affix first-class postage for faster processing by the Post Office.

Giving Opportunities

Whether you are interested in making a one-time donation or planned gift, there are many different ways to give to Hillsdale College. For more information about giving opportunities, please contact the Alumni Relations office.

Pledges (extending from a few months to several years) can be made in writing and mailed to:

attn: Institutional Advancement
Hillsdale College
33 E College Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242

Please print clearly and in full your name, mailing address, and telephone number. State the full amount of the pledge, your payment schedule, and the amount and date of each pledge payment. You may designate your pledge to general operations or to a specific program or project.

The Advancement Office will send you a pledge reminder if you request it.

If you wish to honor the memory of a family member or friend by making a contribution to Hillsdale College, please write us at the above address and include the name of the individual you are honoring. Please state the designation of the gift if you wish. We will contact the family to let them know a donation has been made.

The Gift and Estate Planning Office can also assist you with a donation of a personal residence, farm, vacation home, commercial property, or other real estate, which can provide you with tax savings and other benefits. Please contact us to learn more.

If you wish to explore this practical method of supporting Hillsdale, you can receive a beneficial charitable contribution deduction in the year of transfer. To discuss this option, please contact us.

If you are planning for a charitable tax deduction but are undecided about making specific distributions, consider opening a Donor Advised Fund.

The minimum gift for a Donor Advised Fund at Hillsdale College is $25,000. Please contact us for more information.

Learn More

To transfer securities electronically from a brokerage account, you will need the following information:

Morgan Stanley
DTC# 0015
Federal Tax Number: 38-1374230
Hillsdale College Account #949-131446

On the date of transfer, call (517) 607-2239, or fax the information to (517) 607-2657. Send all correspondence to:

Mr. Patrick H. Flannery
Hillsdale College
33 E College Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242

Important Information

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March 2016

Year-End Giving

Contributions are deductible in the year they are made, so be sure to make your gift by December 31.

Mailed checks must be post-marked on or before December 31. If you use a Hillsdale College business-reply envelope, it will help to add the appropriate postage for faster processing by the Post Office.

Credit Card gifts must be charged before midnight December 31.  If you mail in a credit card contribution, be sure to send it well in advance of December 31.

Gifts of stock and real estate are more complex, so be sure to initiate these early.

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Donor Privacy Policy

Hillsdale College values our donors’ privacy.

We will not sell, trade, or share a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

We will only share personal information once the donor has given the College specific permission to do so. Additionally, any credit card information a donor provides for online donation transactions is immediately encrypted and used only for that transaction.

Questions?

If you have questions about giving, or would like to learn more about specific giving opportunities, please contact the Alumni Relations Office.

Contact Alumni Relations

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