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Thank you for supporting Saint Francis University. Every donor and every gift makes a difference in students’ lives by improving the quality and value of a Saint Francis University education.
Making a gift online is simple, direct and secure. Donate online now!
You can make a gift with a check or credit card through the mail by printing out this gift form. Mail the completed form to:
Saint Francis University Office of AdvancementPO Box 600Loretto, PA 15940
You may use your credit card to make a gift online or by calling 814-472-3021.
You may support Saint Francis University while receiving a charitable deduction and possibly avoiding capital gains taxes by donating through appreciated securities or stock. To insure that your stock gift is promptly recorded and acknowledged with a receipt for your tax purposes, please notify our advancement services coordinator, Pam Zemrose (814-472-3148), to let her know that you would like to transfer a stock gift to the University. You may also let Pam know if you wish to restrict your gift to a specific purpose. To complete the transaction to the university, she will need to know:
Then instruct your broker to transfer the stock to Saint Francis University by contacting the University's broker:
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc.PO Box 1865Altoona, PA 16603Tom Weimer, Manager814-941-6073 or 800-533-6401SFU Account #: 3184-4235DTC: 0793SFU Federal ID#: 25-102-4358
Your home, land and other real estate may be used to make an immediate or life income gift. As with appreciated securities, real estate gifts held more than a year can offer significant tax benefits.
Recognition and Memorial Gifts offer an opportunity to honor someone special or remember a deceased loved one. Such gifts can be designed for any area within the University.
Our Tribute Programs give you the opportunity to memorialize or honor a loved one or simply reflect your loyal support for Saint Francis University by selecting a memorial bench, tree or book.
Deferred or planned gifts allow you to contribute while providing you with tax benefits and a potential income source. Visit our planned giving page for answers to all of your estate planning questions.
Your employer may be willing to match your personal gift to the University. This could double, triple or even quadruple your gift total. More than 1,000 companies nationwide participate in the matching gift program. To find out whether you or your spouse is eligible for a corporate matching gift, visit the annual fund's matching gift page.
To make a gift-in-kind donation, please complete the gift-in-kind form and submit with your gift to the University.
For more complete gift giving information, or if you have questions, contact the Robert Crusciel, Office of Advancement by e-mail or at 814-472-3021.
117 Evergreen Drive P.O. Box 600 Loretto, PA 15940