Ways to Give

Ways to Give

Thank you for your interest in supporting the College!
Contact us if you would like a member of the staff to talk with you about a particular type of gift.

A gift made online is the quickest way to support the College. You can use the fund search located above or go to our secure online form »

Many donors prefer to make gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or exchange traded funds because it can have a large impact on the College, while maximizing potential tax benefits by avoiding paying tax on capital gains. If you would like to transfer your appreciated assets. If you would like to transfer your stocks access our transfer information and work directly with your broker to transfer your stocks.

Gifts of cash, including checks made payable to the College of Charleston Foundation, can be sent to:

College of Charleston Foundation
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424-0001

or personally delivered to the Development Office at the Wilson-Sottile House on campus.

You may be looking for a way to make a big difference to help further our mission. If you are 70½ or older, an IRA charitable rollover is a way you can help continue our work and benefit this year.

  • Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA to our organization
  • Make a gift that is not subject to the deduction limits on charitable gifts
  • Help further the work and mission of our organization

If you are eligible to give from your IRA, click here to learn more.

Does your company match donations?

If your company matches, you may be able to access the forms directly through the search. Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. Follow the set procedure, and the College of Charleston will be happy to assist. Questions? Please call 843.953.3418.

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or College of Charleston Foundation as part of your estate plan. Learn more and create your free will today.

Featured Funds:


CofC Fund - Area of Greatest Need

The College of Charleston Fund is the primary channel for donors to support the core values of the College and its greatest assets. It represents the area of greatest need on this campus.


Alumni Fund

The Alumni Fund recognizes the commitment alumni have demonstrated throughout our 250-year history to increasing scholarship support for students, enhancing the prestige of the College of Charleston degree, and preserving and protecting our incomparable campus.


Parents’ Fund

The Parents’ Fund allows families to be actively engaged in their student’s education. It supports student programming, our low faculty/student ratios, and immediate use scholarships and awards.

Ways to Give

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Posted on 25 September 2017 | 4:51 pm