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Ways To Give

Thank you for your interest in supporting one of the Housing and Food Services areas at Purdue! This page provides instructions on the some popular ways to make a gift:

Make a Gift Online Now


Our online giving site allows you to give to Purdue in a safe and secure environment with easy to follow steps. You can use a credit card, debit card, or enter your checking account information to:

By Phone

You may call (800) 319-2199 and have your credit or debit card information ready.

By Mail

Purdue Foundation
403 West Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2007

To mail your gift, simply download the necessary form for your gift type from the list below (Adobe Reader required). Then send the completed form with your check payable to the Purdue Foundation to the above address. You may want to make a copy of the form for your records before you mail it.

Automatic Payments

Make giving to Purdue University easy by setting up automatic, recurring payments in the amount, frequency, and duration you choose. Gifts can be paid with your credit card, debit card, or checking account.

Choose how you want to initiate the payments:

Stocks and Other Securities

Effective July 1 Purdue Foundation will have new broker account information

Beginning July 1, 2014 please use our new broker account numbers, as our old account numbers will no longer be valid. The new information is available from Mary Stultz or Mary Anne Schmidt at the numbers or email address below.

Mary Stultz
Phone: (765) 588-1220

Mary Anne Schmidt
Phone (765) 588-1219

Stocks and mutual fund gifts are another way to give to Purdue. Not only is the gift tax deductable, but you may also avoid capital gains tax on the security. Click on the type of stock or security gift you want to give for details.

Planned Giving

Include Purdue University in your estate planning and receive significant tax and financial benefits. Some common types of planned gifts are listed below. Visit our Planned Giving pages for more information.

Payroll Giving to Purdue

Each gift, no matter the size, is a vote of confidence in the University and a testament of loyalty to the Boilermaker family.  If you are a Purdue employee and wish to have a gift to Purdue deducted from your paycheck please follow the links below.

Memorial Gifts

Honor a family member, friend, classmate, or faculty member with a gift in support of an area or program of importance to that person. You can also choose to leave the gift unrestricted for use at the University’s discretion. Please call (765) 494-2727 or (800) 677-8780 or e-mail us to make arrangements.


Non-monetary gifts such as books, artwork, or equipment bring great value to the University. To donate a tangible item, please call (765) 494-2727 or (800) 677-8780 or e-mail us.