Ways To Give

Thank you for your interest in giving to Vanderbilt.

Alumni, parents and friends give to Vanderbilt in a variety of ways including checks, credit cards, electronic fund transfers and gifts of stocks and securities or other assets.

You can easily make your contribution to Vanderbilt by choosing any of the following giving options.

  • Give Online

    To make a one-time or recurring gift online, use our secure online gift form. Vanderbilt accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.

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  • Donor Advised Fund

    Immediate tax deductions and tax-free growth on the contribution are often key benefits for those making gifts through a donor advised fund. DAF Direct enables donors to recommend grants to Vanderbilt University, directly from the DAF (as long as the DAF’s sponsoring organization is participating).

    To initiate a gift to Vanderbilt University from your Donor Advised Fund, please use the following tax-ID for the university: 62-0476822.

    Learn more here or contact Anthony Barclay at (615) 343-3113.

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  • Electronic Bank Form

    To set up an electronic bank draft, call Vanderbilt Gift and Donor Services at (800) 288-0082 or use our printable electronic bank draft form.

    Electronic Bank Draft Form

  • Foundation Relations

    Foundation Relations is available to help you identify philanthropic and corporate foundation funding opportunities and assist you with the proposal process in collaboration with your leadership team.

    Contact Amanda Alibrandi, Director of Foundation Relations, at amanda.alibrandi@vanderbilt.edu for more information.

  • IRA Charitable Rollover

    Donors age 70½ or older may give up to $100,000 directly from an IRA to qualified charities without paying federal income tax on the distribution. Donors may choose to make a qualified charitable distribution from an IRA to make a gift to support Vanderbilt or to fulfill an existing pledge.

    Learn more about IRA Rollover gifts here or contact Anthony Barclay at (615) 343-3113.

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  • Mail

    To mail your gift, print our giving form to include with your check, credit card payment or money order.

    Mail your gift to:

    Gift and Donor Services
    Vanderbilt University
    PMB 407727
    2301 Vanderbilt Place
    Nashville, TN 37240-7727

    Giving Form

  • Matching Gifts

    Many employers have matching gift programs that could double or even triple your gift.

    Learn more about matching gifts here or call Vanderbilt Gift and Donor Services at (800) 288-0082.

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  • Planned Gifts

    Planned gifts are a wonderful way to show your support of  Vanderbilt’s mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning and philanthropic goals.

    Learn more about planned giving opportunities here or contact Anthony Barclay at (615) 343-3113.

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  • Stocks and Securities

    Gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares can be a tax-advantaged way to provide support for Vanderbilt.

    Click here to inform Vanderbilt that you have transferred a gift of stock or securities or call (800) 288-0082. You may also email stockgifts@vanderbilt.edu with any questions or notifications. (Please note: you must work with your broker to transfer stock. Completion of this notification form will not initiate a stock transfer.)

    Notification Form

  • Telephone

    For any other giving questions, please call Gift and Donor Services at (800) 288-0082.

Be a Part of Our Impact

Your contributions to these campaign pathways can drive bold new levels of growth that will shape our next 150 years.

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