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How to give

Thank you for considering a gift to The University of Tulsa. Making a gift can be done in a variety of ways and each contribution makes a lasting impact. Whether you decide to make a gift to the TU Annual Fund or you wish to remember the university in your estate plans, we can assist you in achieving your philanthropic goals.

By Check

If you decide to make your contribution through a check, please make it payable to The University of Tulsa (a 501c3 organization). To ensure that your gift is directed to the program or project of your choice, include a brief letter outlining the purpose of the gift or simply specify your restriction in the memo portion of your check.

Mail checks to:
The University of Tulsa
Office of Institutional Advancement
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK 74104-9700

Online By Credit Card

Making a charitable gift to TU by using a credit card gift is safe, convenient, and it entitles you to the same income tax deduction as a gift of cash. To make your credit card gift, complete our secure online gift form, or call us at 918-631-3839.

Matching Gifts

Your charitable contribution to TU may have the opportunity to be doubled or tripled through your employer. Many companies have matching gift programs available to their employees who choose to make a charitable gift. To find out if your company has such a program, call your Human Resources department.

Through a Gift of Stock

Appreciated securities can make an excellent gift. Alumni and friends who donate securities will generally receive a charitable tax deduction for the full fair market value of the securities, and avoid capital gains taxes on the appreciation of the assets. TU can work directly with your broker to facilitate the transfer of securities. Please be sure to consult with your tax advisers for specific tax information when giving securities.

Through a Planned Gift

Planned gifts include bequests, annunities, charitable trusts, life insurance, policies, and other vehicles for making a deferred gift to TU. View information on the details of making a planned gift.

Tax Advantages

A cash gift entitles you to the most generous federal income tax charitable deduction allowable – up to 50 percent of adjusted gross income. If all deductible gifts in one specific year exceed the 50-percent limit, the excess amount may be carried over as a deduction on your tax returns for up to five years.