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.
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.
Electronic Bank Form
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.
Stocks and Securities
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.