How You Can Give

Ways to Make a Gift to Truman

There are several options to consider when deciding how to give to Truman State University. You can make a one-time cash gift or set up automatic payments. Or consider making a planned gift, a gift of stock or securities or a contribution that’s matched by your employer. If you work for Truman, you can take advantage of the University’s payroll deduction option. See details below to explore your options.

Cash Gifts

  • Online: Make a One-Time Gift or Set Up Automatic Payments
    Giving online is fast, safe, and easy. You can use a credit card, debit card, or enter your checking account information to make a gift to Truman.American Express, BCcard, DinaCard, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

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  • By Phone
    It’s easy to make a gift by phone. Simply call (800) 452-6678 or (660) 785-4133 and have your credit card, debit card or checking account information ready.
  • By Mail
    Print out our Contribution Form, complete the form and make a copy for your records, then mail the completed form along with check or credit card information to:
    Truman State University
    Office of Advancement
    McClain Hall 205
    100 E. Normal Ave.
    Kirksville, MO 63501-4221

Stocks & Other Securities

Stock that has increased in value is one of the most popular assets used for charitable giving once it has been held for more than one year. Making a gift of stock or other securities offers you the chance to help the University while realizing many important benefits for yourself.

Estate & Other Planned Gifts

Include Truman State University in your estate planning and receive tax and financial benefits. Planned gifts range from bequests in your will to charitable gift annuities.  Visit our Planned Giving webpage to find the option that fits your needs.

Employer Matching Gifts

Many employers will match your gift to Truman State University. If you (or your spouse) work for or are retired from a company with a corporate matching gift program, this is an easy way to increase the impact of your gift to Truman. Use our Matching Gift Search to find out if your company has a corporate matching gift program and contact your company’s human resources office to obtain a matching gift form to submit with your gift to Truman.

Memorial Gifts

Leave your own legacy or honor a family member, friend, classmate, or faculty member with a gift in support of an area or program of importance to that person. Naming opportunities range from named scholarships to named facilities.

Payroll Deduction (for Truman employees)

Truman is a special place to work, and each gift, no matter the size, is a testament to the dedication of the Truman family. If you are a Truman employee, you can have your gift to Truman deducted from your paycheck.

Have questions?

Call the friendly staff in the Office of Advancement at (800) 452-6678 or (660) 785-4133 or email us at