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How to Give

Annual Gifts

Your annual gift makes a big difference. It goes to work immediately, ensuring that IU students have the support and services they need to succeed.

IU campuses, schools, and programs depend on the regular replenishment they get from annual gifts. So, by giving what you can each year, you’re making it possible for IU to continue providing opportunities to all of our students and the countless other people and communities that IU touches.

  • Seiberling Society - $5000 and Above
  • Chancellors Guild - $1000 - $4999
  • Phoenix - $400 - $499
  • Elwood Haynes - Planned and Estate Gifts

Matching Gifts

IU Kokomo students, faculty, and staff count on your generosity every year—and you count on IU Kokomo to honor your gifts to the fullest. It’s a powerful relationship that changes lives.

Did you know the gifts you make to IU every year may be eligible to be matched!

Companies large and small have programs to match dollar for dollar—sometimes even 2:1—the charitable gifts made by employees, spouses, and sometimes even board members and retirees.

Match my Gift

Planned and Estate Gifts

Did you know that there are many ways to support Indiana University besides writing a check? With a little planning, you can include a gift to Indiana University Kokomo within your overall estate or financial plans that preserve the university's mission and provides you with tax benefits in return.

Some commonly used planned and estate gifts are listed, below. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us or direct your representative to contact us on your behalf. Thank you for considering this important and impactful gift!

  • Will or Bequest
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Stocks
  • Real Estate and personal property

Payment Options

A gift to Indiana University has the power to change the lives of students and faculty. Thank you for making an impact at IU.

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Online giving is the simple, secure way to invest in IU’s future.

  • Recurring Gifts. You can make a recurring gift by credit card online. To make a gift by automatic credit card or bank account deduction, complete the mail-in electronic fund's transfer form [https://www.myiu.org/file/pdf/iu-eft.pdf ]. Your gift will be automatically deducted from your bank account or be billed to your credit card monthly.
  • Mail Your Gift To make a gift by check, money order, or credit card, print and complete the mail-in gift form. 

Gifts of Securities

To make a gift of securities, please review the information below.

Transferring Securities

Broker Transfer (Preferred Method) We have accounts with most major firms and major regional companies and would be happy to work with your personal broker. Notify your broker of your intentions and ask him\her to call us to work out the transfer details. Valuation and Acknowledgment of Your Gift We use the mean of the high and low of a security on the date of transfer to determine the value of your gift in accordance with Internal Revenue Service regulations. You will receive an acknowledgment letter from the Chief Investment Officer to use for tax purposes. The letter will state the valuation of the gift and confirm into which fund or funds your gift has been placed.

The Information We Need

We want to be sure that your gift is recorded correctly. It is very helpful for us to receive a note from you confirming your gift, your current address, and the purpose of the gift. Please include any other pertinent information, such as whether the gift is in memory or in honor of an individual, or whether you are enclosing a matching gift form from your employer. Let us know also how you would like the gift to be recorded: for example, John Donor, Mr. and Mrs. John Donor, Mary and John Donor, or John Donor and Mary Benefactor.

Last updated: 09/10/2018