Ways to Give

There are several options when deciding how to give to Truman State University. Explore the options listed below.

Cash Gifts

We accept American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa.

  •  Online

    You can use a credit card, debit card, or enter your checking account information to make a gift to Truman. You can also set up multiple payments spread over a period of time rather than making one large payment.
    Make a gift now

  • Mail

    To make a gift by mail, please download a printable Contribution Form (make a copy for your records). Mail Contribution Form and payment to:

    Truman State University
    Office of Advancement
    McClain Hall 205
    100 E. Normal Ave.
    Kirksville, MO 63501-4221

Stocks and 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 and 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.

Truman Employees: Payroll Deduction

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. For details on the Campus Community Campaign, visit isupport.truman.edu.

Support an area of interest

Gifts to non-endowed funds are assessed a 5% administrative gift fee. 100% of every gift supports Truman State University.

Have questions?

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