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How to Make a Gift

There are many convenient ways to give to Charleston Southern University. For more information on giving to CSU contact the Development office or visit our Giving page. We thank you for your generosity in supporting our mission.

Online Through Charleston Southern's secure online giving, you can make a credit card gift in just a few minutes. Visit online giving to make your donation or pledge.

Check Your check should be made payable to Charleston Southern University. Mail checks to the Office of Development:

Charleston Southern University
Office of Development
PO Box 118087
Charleston, SC 29423-8087

Phone You can call us at Charleston Southern University to make a gift or pledge by phone at 843-863-7513.

Stock, Mutual Funds and Other Securities Giving shares of appreciated stock, bonds, mutual funds, and other securities can be an excellent way to make a gift to CSU. When you donate securities in lieu of cash, you receive a charitable deduction for their full market value on the date of your gift, and you do not pay any capital gains tax on the appreciation in the securities.

For Information about transfers: Gift Acceptance Delivery Instructions
Please call 843-863-7514 if you desire to contribute in this way or have additional questions.

Matching Gifts: You can possibly double the impact of your gift to Charleston Southern University by utilizing the Matching Gift opportunity your company may have.

Planned Gift/Will/Estate:  Please visit The Legacy Society for additional information and contact 843-863-7514 or Bill Ward, executive director of development, at CSU can easily become part of your estate plan with the use of a codicil or working with your accountant or attorney.

Electronic Check or Bank Draft: Bank draft gifts will allow us to debit the checking or savings account you determine at a time that is convenient for you. Bank drafts make giving easy and allow for continuous giving.

Donor rights: Charleston Southern University respects the rights of donors. Please refer to the Donor Bill of Rights for policies regarding privacy and transparency.

In-Kind/Non-Cash Gifts: Gifts-in-kind are non-cash donations of materials or long-lived assets directly related to the mission of the university or readily convertible to cash to support the university’s mission.