How to Give
No matter the payment method, your gift goes to work right away. Click on each giving option below to see more information.
Use our secure website to make your gift by credit card or call (800)762-8871. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, and Discover Card.
Please make checks payable to Saint Mary's College and mail to:
Saint Mary's College
110 Le Mans Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556-5001
The IRA charitable rollover allows donors to use all or part of their required minimum distribution (up to $100,000 per person per year) to make gifts to Saint Mary's. Donors must take their required minimum distribution at age 72, but talk to us about making a gift before that age. These forms will help you initiate the process with your advisor.
Giving Society Membership
Show your support for Saint Mary’s by joining one of our giving societies: The Madeleva Society ($1,000 and above annually), Young Madeleva Society (based on graduation year), Tower Society ($500-$999), Avenue Society ($200-$499), or Faithful Giving Society (based on number of giving years). For more information and additional giving societies, visit our giving societies page.
Electronic Funds Transfer
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) makes giving easy and convenient. When you authorize EFT, the College deducts a stated amount ($10 minimum) on the 10th of each month from your bank account. Even a small monthly gift can have a big annual impact.
$1,000 annual minimum
$84 per month with EFT
$500 annual minimum
$42 per month with EFT
$200 annual minimum
$16.70 per month with EFT
To sign up, call (574) 284-4588 or email email@example.com.
Matching Gifts Program
A simple search could help your gift to Saint Mary’s have twice the impact. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs for employees, spouses, and retirees. Visit our matching gift search page to see if your employer participates.
Many Saint Mary's supporters make gift recommendations through their donor-advised fund accounts. Whether you already have one or you're just getting started, here's an info sheet to get you started. You can also name Saint Mary's as the beneficiary of the remainder of your account! For more information, contact Valerie at 574-284-4600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re an alumna, Reunion is the time when you return to campus, relive memories, and renew friendships. It’s also the time when you join with your classmates to make a special Reunion gift. Visit the Reunion Giving page for details on class goals and volunteer opportunities.
An outright gift of stock benefits both you and the College. With your written permission, your broker can transfer a stated number of shares electronically to the Saint Mary's College account #NTG-027743 at National Financial Services DTCC #0226. More details and further instructions are available for download on our Stock Transfer Instructions sheet.
A wire transfer is a quick way to move money electronically from your bank account directly to Saint Mary's. More details and further instructions are available on our Incoming Wire Transfer Instructions sheet.
Saint Mary's Gift Planning staff are adept at helping donors create creative and tax-friendly ways to give, some of which cost donors nothing right now! These gifts create a stable future for Saint Mary's and establish a legacy for you at the College. To talk with a staff member, contact the Office of Planned Giving at 574-284-4600 or email@example.com. Visit the Planned Giving page for more information.
Memorial and Tribute Gifts
If you want to make a gift in honor or in memory of someone else, memorial and tribute gifts can help make it reality. Get more information about these gift opportunities on the Memorial and Tribute Gifts page, or contact Maureen McNamara at (574) 284-4706 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in giving an endowed gift or a larger amount, contact a gift officer.