Why Give? The Reasons.
- Because we prepare our students for lives of achievement, meaning and service. Our signature combination of rigorous academics and relevant career preparation helps every student find a satisfying path in work and in life.
- Because every qualified student should be able to pursue an Elmhurst College degree. Your gift allows us to open our doors to a wide array of deserving students, so they can discover their dreams and reach their full potential.
- Because your gift makes a world of difference. Private support is vital to Elmhurst’s first-rate education, funding programs, professorships, facilities and research.
Ways to Give Today …
Choose the method that’s best for you, and don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.
- Give Online. It’s quick and secure.
- Mail. Make your check payable to Elmhurst College and send to:
Office of Development and Alumni Relations
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
- Stock Transfers.
To initiate a transfer of stock, please contact us with the name of stock and number of shares gifted so we can monitor our account for the expected transfer. We will then provide you with the information needed to proceed with the transaction.
- ACH & Wire Transfers
To initiate an ACH or wire transfer, please contact us. We will then provide you with the information needed to proceed with the transaction.
- Matching Gifts
To find out if your or your spouse’s company has a matching gift program, click here and enter the employer’s name in the search box. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to Elmhurst College may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.
- Planned Giving
Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for Elmhurst College and its mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals. Click here to learn more about how you can make a planned gift.
- Payroll Deduction
Current Faculty, Administrators and Staff of Elmhurst College can make donations through convenient payroll deductions. To make a payroll deduction, please click here to download the form, fill it out, and send it to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development.