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To make an online donation to Fort Lewis College by December 31, 2014, please click on the “GIVE NOW” button at the top of the webpage.

To mail a donation, please send to:

Fort Lewis College Foundation
1000 Rim Drive

Durango, CO  81301

To make a credit card donation over the phone, to receive information on how to donate stock or for any other donation questions, please call Ana Zeiler at 970-247-6179, or Dana Jorgenson at 970-247-7223.  Between Monday, December 29 through Wednesday, December 31 please call before 4 pm due to limited staff.  

There are many ways to give to the Fort Lewis College Foundation that not only help create excellence at Fort Lewis but also contribute to your own personal and financial goals. As you think about your commitment to the College, we hope you will consider the giving options described here.

You can designate your gift to benefit one or more areas of your choosing, or make an unrestricted gift, meaning the funds will be used where the need is greatest at the College. Your final choice depends upon your personal priorities, financial status and charitable goals.

Scholarships

Scholarships can be established in your name or in the memory of a loved one. Please contact our office for information on scholarship agreements and determining criteria for awarding your scholarship. You can reach us at the numbers below.

Outright Gift

An outright gift can be made to the Foundation in the form of cash, check or credit card. If you would like to make an online gift, please visit the online giving form.

Gifts of Securities and Other Appreciated Properties

The gift of common stock, bonds, certificates of deposit, real estate or other appreciated assets to Fort Lewis College Foundation can be tax-wise methods of making a contribution. Please click on this link to view complete instructions for making a donation of securities.

Matching Gifts

Many companies make matching gifts that equal, double or even triple employees’ gifts. Many will also match gifts made by retired employees, directors and spouses.

The Matching Gifts Gang matches first-time gifts of $100 to $800 to the unrestricted scholarship fund. Gifts of $1,000 or more to unrestricted scholarships entitles you to membership in the Matching Gifts Gang. Benefits of membership include a Matching Gifts Gang pin, invitations to casual member events and the satisfaction of knowing you have helped an Fort Lewis College student attain a college education.

Planned Giving

Through the Planning Giving program, the Foundation receives gifts that will benefit Fort Lewis College Foundation at a future date, allowing donors financial flexibility during their lifetimes. Included in the program are bequests, life insurance, life income agreements, life estates and other deferred gifts. For more information, visit our Planned Giving page.

Life Insurance and Retirement Plan Assets

Donors may transfer life insurance policies to the Fort Lewis College Foundation as owner and beneficiary or name the Fort Lewis College Foundation as the primary or secondary beneficiary under qualified retirement plans.

Click here for printable Gift Form - PDF