Ways to Give
The Institutional Advancement Office raises private funding for all aspects of Hillsdale College so that its historic mission of independence and excellence will be preserved. This office processes gifts and issues receipts for the College, which is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Institutional Advancement is located in Moss Hall, on the main campus square. Please contact us by calling (517) 437-7341 or write:
33 E. College Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Whether you are interested in supporting Hillsdale’s general operations or in designating your gift, please review the following convenient options:
Use our online form as a secure and convenient way to support Hillsdale.
Mail your gift
Make your personal or business check or money order payable to Hillsdale College, and mail it to the address above.
Please use our secure online form, or call (517) 437-7341. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and Diner’s Club.
Pledges (extending from a few months to several years) can be made in writing and mailed to the address above. 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 work for, or are retired from, a company with a matching gift program, your gift may be eligible for a match. Please obtain the proper forms from Human Resources; many forms are available online. View a list of matching gift companies.
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.
Other Types of Gifts
Securities: Stocks/Mutual Funds
To transfer securities electronically from a brokerage account, you will need the following information:
Federal Tax Number: 38-1374230
Hillsdale College Account #949-131446
On the date of transfer, call (517) 607-2239, email us or fax the information to (517) 607-2657. Send all correspondence to:
Mr. Patrick H. Flannery
33 E. College Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Knowledgeable professionals in the Gift and Estate Planning Office stand ready to assist you in exploring the many tax-wise options available for supporting the College’s mission of independence, such as bequests, charitable remainder unitrusts (CRUT), charitable remainder annuity trusts (CRAT) and gift annuities. The information provided by the staff in Gift and Estate Planning is not intended as legal advice; you will need to seek the advice of a qualified estate and/or tax professional when considering any form of a planned gift. To learn more, please email us or call (800) 334-8904.
The Gift & 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 call toll free, (800) 334-8904, to speak with a professional staff member.
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 call the toll-free number, (800) 334-8904.
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.