Ways to Support BW

Credit card:  You may use your MasterCard, VISA or Discover. 


Check:  Please make your check payable to:  Baldwin Wallace University and include the donation form.  Mail to:

Baldwin Wallace University
C/o Development Office
275 Eastland Road
Berea, OH  44017-2005                                           

Pledge:  Pledges are made on a fiscal year basis [July 1 - June 30]. You may include your pledge on the Annual Fund gift envelope or by using the donation form, both which can be returned to BW.
Matching  Gift from your employer:  More than 1000 companies sponsor matching gifts programs for employees and their families.  Many companies also match the gifts of retirees, spouses, surviving spouses and outside directors.  Companies match from a 1:1, 2:1, 3:1 or even a 4:1 ratio.  To find out if your company is a matching gift organization, please contact  your Personnel or Benefits Office for more information.  After obtaining the form, include it with your gift and we'll do the rest.

Cash via wire transfer:  Allows you to electronically transfer cash from your bank or brokerage.  There may be fees involved at the sending and receiving financial institutions, so please inquire before initiating wire transfer.  Instructions:  Citibank, N.A., ABA #021-000-089, A/C #30604518.  Credit account:  Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., FFC to:  Morgan Stanley Smith Barney account #16A-90239-1-2-503 in the name of Baldwin Wallace University.

Stocks, Bonds and/or Mutual Funds
:  Gifts made of these types of securities may provide significant tax benefits.  By giving appreciated securities, your benefit may be doubled (1) save all capital gains taxes and (2) deduct the full market value of the securities on your Federal income tax return.  

Real Estate: Different types of real estate may be donated.  "Property" means a personal residence, farm, vacation home, commercial building, or an undeveloped parcel of land.  Gifts of real estate can be made outright, placed in a charitable remainder unitrust or given with a retained right to live on the property for one's lifetime. To discuss these gift options further, contact Mike Walczak at 440-826-3558 or e-mail

Life Income:  A wonderful way to help BW:  Donate to BW and get paid for your lifetime and that of your spouse/partner/parent/sibling.  Interesting concept and absolutely true! 

Planned Gift:  Many types of planned gifts are available - gift annuities, charitable trusts, retained life estates, bargain sales and others.  Contact us to discuss what gift type provides the best benefits to you and/or your family.

Endowment:  Want to help generations of BW students?  Your gift is invested and the earning are used for scholarship to help defray college tuition costs.  Let us know if this is of interest to you - we can create a personalized endowment illustration.

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