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Ways to Give

List of ways to give to the College of Education

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You can help shape the future of our students at College of Education.

Our development staff is here to help you determine the giving opportunities that best fit your interests and meet your personal financial needs. For questions about giving opportunities, new initiatives, or other ways to support the College, please contact Simon Corby, director of development and alumni relations, at 814-863-2146 or

There are many ways to demonstrate your commitment, including:

Online Donations or Gifts by Cash, Check, and Credit Card

You can make sure that your support benefits the program of your choice by giving online.

You may also give via check. Please send your check (made out to Penn State) to the Director of Development and Alumni Relations, College of Education, The Pennsylvania State University, 247 Chambers Building, University Park, PA 16802.

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

You can direct your bank to issue payments on a monthly basis to the College of Education. Simply complete the EFT Authorization Form and follow the instructions provided.

Matching Gifts

Your employer may match your contributions to the College of Education. To find out if your employer participates, use this search tool.


If you do not have the cash or assets to make an outright gift to the College, you can sign a pledge. This agreement allows you to make a philanthropic commitment to the University and pay the gift over an established period of time.

Planned Gifts

There are many ways to give to the College of Education beyond outright gifts, including bequests and charitable designations, gift annuities , remainder trusts, and lead trusts, among others.

The Office of Gift Planning can tell you more about these giving opportunities and how to work with your estate planner. You can contact the Office of Gift Planning at 888-800-9170 or

Employee Giving

Current faculty and staff at Penn State are able to give to the College of Education by downloading and completing the Faculty and Staff Campaign Contribution Form.


Review a complete list of ways to give.