Ways to Make a Gift


Make a one-time gift or recurring gift with your credit card on a secure site.


Send your check, payable by mail, to:
Berea College
CPO 2216
Berea, KY 40404


Make a gift over the phone during our student phonathon or call 800-457-9846.


Text the keyword, Berea, to 56512 and receive a link to our mobile-friendly donation page that’s simple and fast.

Gifts In-Kind

Berea accepts certain kinds of tangible gifts, such as art suitable for museum or classroom use. Learn more in our Gift In Kind Policy.

Real Estate

Berea College can accept some types of real estate gifts. To find out more, contact us.


Foundation & Corporation Gifts

Staff will work to match your organization’s philanthropic interests with Berea College needs.

Matching Gifts

Many companies participate in gift matching programs; some will even match gifts made by retirees and spouses of employees. Check with your employer to find out if they participate in a matching gifts program.


IRA Rollover

If you are 70 ½ or older, you can take your required minimum distribution (RMD) from your IRA for the tax year with an IRA charitable distribution or “rollover.”

Funds can be transferred directly to Berea College by your IRA plan manager without increasing your taxable income.

Planned Gifts

With thoughtful planning you can provide long-lasting support and impact the lives of students. Discover the tax-saving benefits of an annuity or trust which provide income for life, or establish your legacy by adding Berea to your estate plans.

Electronic Funds Transfer

You can give a monthly gift directly from your bank account. To initiate this process please contact Dorothy Morgan, or you can complete the EFT Registration Form and mail a voided check for validation purposes to:

Berea College
Advancement Services
CPO 2216
Berea, KY 40404

Stocks and Securities

These gifts may be tax deductible at fair market value on the date that the College officially records the securities in its name.

Berea College
Office of Financial Affairs
CPO 2214
Lincoln Hall
2nd Floor
Chestnut Street
Berea, Kentucky 40404

DTC Participation Number: 2616
Account Number: 21-75-080-4477631
Account Name: Berea College Invested Income
Attention: PNC Bank – Debra Keene

Payroll Deduction

(Faculty/Staff Only)

To set up a recurring automatic payroll deduction, faculty and staff may complete the online form.

Contact Us

dorothy-morgan-100Dorothy Morgan ’81, Executive Director Advancement Services,
can help you make a gift.

Call her at 800-457-9846.