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Give the way that works best for you

Giving to Vanderbilt is safe, easy and convenient. You can give online, by phone, or by mail and with a credit card, check, payroll deduction or electronic funds transfer. You can include Vanderbilt in your will or make a life-income gift, which will provide for you and your family. You can even give stocks or real estate.

Payroll deduction

Payroll deduction is one of the easiest, fastest, most popular and most convenient ways to make your gift. Giving by payroll deduction is easy and allows you to make smaller payments from each paycheck. Set up your payroll deduction online today.

If you have questions about starting or renewing a payroll deduction, please contact our Gift and Donor Services team at (615) 322-2979 or toll free 1-800-288-0082.


Vanderbilt's giving website is a secure and safe way to make a gift via credit card. Give online.


We would be delighted to discuss your giving options with you or take your gift by phone. Call (615) 322-2979 or 1 (800) 288-0082 for more information.


To make a gift via mail, complete and return this gift form with your check.

Electronic funds transfer

To give over the course of a year with a bank transfer, complete this electronic funds transfer form.

Bequests and life-income gifts

To include Vanderbilt in your will or make a gift that improves your financial security, call the Office of Planned Giving at (615) 343-3113 or visit