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How to Give

Credit Card Gifts

You can make your credit card gift online by using our secure giving website.  You may also make a gift over the phone by calling the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 301-405-7869.

Make a Gift!

Gifts by Check

Please make checks payable to: The University of Maryland College Park Foundation or UMCPF.  Please print and complete this form and mail to:

The University of Maryland College Park
Office of Gift Acceptance
4603 Calvert Road
College Park, MD 20740-3421  

Pledge Payments

Another gift option is to pay a pledge at a later date or in a series of installments. You can specify if you would like to be reminded to pay your pledge in December, March, and/or June.

Matching Gift

Find out if your company is eligible by searching our online matching gift database.

You may have the opportunity to double or even triple the value of your gift. Many companies offer matching gift programs to their employees as part of the benefits package. Please contact your Human Resources Office to learn more about your company’s matching gift policy and to determine if you are eligible for a matching gift or click here.

Stock Gifts

Donors are discovering the ease and added benefits of giving gifts of appreciated securities. Often giving a gift of stock will create tax savings for the donor.

A wire transfer is the easiest way to make a gift of stock. Please call the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 301-405-2449  to notify us of the transfer and to receive further instructions including the account and DTC numbers.

If you have the original stock certificate, please call the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 301-405-2449 for transfer instructions.

Planned Giving

Gift planning is a way to leave your legacy and honor your philanthropic goals.  Please see our gift planning page for more information.