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Ways to Give

Thank you for taking the time to explore the various ways to give to Tarleton State University. Regardless of how or how much you give, your generosity will make a difference in the lives and work of our students, faculty, staff, and the greater University community.

Below are some of the most common ways you can make a tax-deductible contribution to Tarleton. They include contributions through cash, checks, or credit cards, which may also qualify for a matching gift from your employer.

Gifts of stock, real estate, and tangible personal property, as well as bequests and other planned gifts, provide tax benefits, or even a fixed stream of income for you and Tarleton.

Gifts of all kinds may be designated for immediate or current use or as long-term investment through an endowment. In addition, your support may be University-wide or allocated to a particular school or program.

Giving can take the following forms:

Gifts of Cash

Outright gifts made via cash, check, credit card, or other means. Make your check payable to Tarleton State University.

Matching Gifts

An easy way to double or triple your donation to Tarleton through your company's matching-gift program.

Planned Gifts

To learn more about deferred or planned gifts, including bequests, life-income plans, and other options for your estate, please visit the planned giving website.

Real and Personal Property

Including rare books, works of art, valuable collectibles, and tangible items of demonstrable value. Likewise, gifts of intangible personal property, such as copyrights, patents, and mineral rights, can generate income for the program of your choice on a continuing basis.

Questions about giving? Check our online FAQs or contact us. And thank you for helping Tarleton State University continue to make a difference.

A graduating woman smiles during the commencement ceremony.
"I am teaching today because of the scholarships I received while at Tarleton. I saw each scholarship as a direct investment in my life as a teacher. That investment will continue to grow as I invest in each of my students in the classroom. It is a gift that keeps on giving."

- Candace Hoggard

"It is such a wonderful feeling knowing that I will have a minimal amount of debt to repay. I have the scholarships I received at Tarleton to thank for that."

- Amy Hudson

Ely Borrero

"During my time at Tarleton, I was able to gain key leadership skills, such as staff management, presentation and public relation skills, that I use every day in my current career. Without my experiences at Tarleton, uncovering my passions, strengths and career goals would have been an uphill battle."

- Ely Borrero