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Ways to Give

How Can You Help Support ISU?


There are many ways that you can provide much needed private support to Indiana State University.The ISU Foundation accepts several different types of gifts; and we make it simple for you to choose the method that will help you to make the most impact.Take a minute to look over the varying gift options and find the choice that works best for you.

ISU Gift Planning


Deferred gifts provide a way for your generosity to live on after you pass away. As you are planning your estate, there are many options to consider in support of ISU. These deferred gifts require the assistance of the ISU Foundation and an attorney, or other advisor. Available options include:


  • Direct bequests of money
  • Percentages of the estates
  • Gifts of personal or corporate property
  • Gifts of stocks or bonds
  • Lifetime income trusts
  • Life insurance policies

Checks, Cash or Credit

You may make a donation with cash or check by visiting our offices or attending an Indiana State University Foundation event (see our Schedule of Events for upcoming activities). Our mailing address is:


Indiana State University Foundation

30 North Fifth Street

Terre Haute, IN 47809


You may make your gift by credit card online by visiting our Give Now page.  


Electronic Funds Transfer


ISU offers an electronic banking service to make your support for the University easier and more cost-effective. Your annual gift can be spread out over 12 monthly donations of $10 or more.
To find out more about electronic funds transfer and decide if this direct-giving program is the right fit for you, contact the Development Office at (812) 514-8400 or toll free at (800) 242-1409. 

Stocks and Securities


Gifts of stocks and bonds that have appreciated in value provide excellent tax savings for donors. Please contact the Development Office at (800) 242-1409 or (812) 514-8400, for more information on making this kind of charitable gift and the preferred methods of transfer.


Matching Gifts


Many businesses and corporations match charitable gifts, allowing you to double or even triple your gift to ISU. Most companies require a special form to be completed, while others have automated programs requiring a phone call. Contact your human resources office for information about your company’s program.





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Indiana State University Foundation                     

30 North Fifth Street                                            101 West Ohio Street, Suite 1175

Terre Haute, IN 47809                                        Indianapolis, IN 46204

(812) 514-8400  |  (800) 242-1409                      (317) 673-4290  |  (317) 673-4297, Fax