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Giving Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Presentation College. We are grateful for many alumni and friends, like you, who help us carry out our mission. Listed below are the options for giving a gift. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at  1-800-437-6060 or (605) 229-8454.

All gifts to Presentation College are tax deductible within the guidelines of the Internal Revenue Service Code.

Credit Card Gifts Online

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Credit Card Gifts By Phone

If you prefer to make your gift by phone, please have your credit card ready. We will need the type of card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover), your account number and expiration date. Call us at 1-800-437-6060 or (605) 229-8454.

Electronic Funds Transfer

Electronic Funds Transfer is a convenient way to make a gift to Presentation College, directly from your bank account. To establish EFT, call (605) 229-8454 to request the necessary form.

Checks or Credit Card Gifts By Mail 

To make a gift by mail, please write to the address below. If you wish to use your credit card, please include information on the type of account (VISA, MasterCard or Discover), your credit card number, expiration date and instructions on your gift purpose. Checks are payable to Presentation College. Please include a note with instructions regarding the intent of your gift.

Presentation College Advancement Office
1500 N. Main St.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Deferred & Estate Gifts

Gifts of life insurance, personal property, charitable gift annuities, trusts, stock and bond transfers or estate gifts are some of the ways you can provide a charitable gift to Presentation College. We recommend that you work with your personal financial advisor, estate planner or attorney to ensure that your gift accomplishes your charitable goals.

Information your lawyer or financial planner will need for establishing a planned gift:

Presentation College, a 501 © (3) organization
1500 North Main Street
Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401
1-800-437-6060 ext. 8454 or (605) 229-8454
Tax ID # 46-0280847
Fax number: (605) 229-8518
President: Dr. Margaret Huber

Matching Gifts

Many businesses participate in matching gift programs. In fiscal year 2002-03, 278 donors enhanced their personal gift to Presentation College with matching gift dollars. If your employer has a matching gift program, the necessary form you need is available from the personnel office.

Complete the form and send it along with your contribution to:

Presentation College Office of Advancement
1500 N. Main
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Memorial and Tribute Gifts

Memorial and Tribute gifts are ways to honor the life and accomplishments of a friend, relative, teacher or student, who may have special ties to Presentation College. When making a gift to memorialize or honor someone, please send to:

Presentation College Office of Advancement
1500 N. Main St.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Include the following information:

•Name of the person being recognized. If a memorial gift, please include the date of death (copy of obituary, if possible, is helpful).

•Name of the individual(s) to whom notice of this gift should be sent.

•Name, address and amount of each donation included in the envelope.

•Telephone number of the principal donor, in case there are any questions.

•Memorial and tribute gifts are placed in our scholarship endowment, unless otherwise requested. A memorial or tribute card is then sent to the family, mentioning the name and address of the donor, but not the amount of the gift. Special accounts may be set up in the name of the recognized individual, if requested.

Named Endowed Gifts

Endowments are established as permanent fund gifts, which provide annual income for a specific program or purpose, such as scholarships, professorships or academic programs. Endowed funds can be named for the donor or anyone the donor wishes to designate. A minimum gift of $10,000 is required to establish an endowment at Presentation College. For more information, contact the Advancement Office at (605) 229-8454.

 

Scholarship Gifts

Each year, hundreds of students directly benefit from the generous financial support of our alumni and friends through academic and leadership scholarships. Scholarships are an excellent way to pay tribute to the special ties you have to Presentation College. The gift can be named in memory or honor of someone, at the discretion of the donor(s). Friends and family members can contribute to scholarships at any time.

There are two types of scholarships: direct and endowed.

Endowed Scholarships

Endowed funds are maintained in perpetuity and a portion of the annual investment return is used to fund the purpose specified by the donor.

Endowed, named scholarships require a minimum gift of $10,000. At the time the donor makes the gift, Presentation College prepares a Memorandum of Agreement which documents the donor’s intended use of the endowment and the College’s administration of the fund. The amount used to fund the scholarships is established each year by the College Board of Trustees. Earnings in excess of the payout are used to grow the fund. Endowments are a convenient way to provide a long-term commitment to Presentation College, while leaving a legacy reflecting your interests and generosity.

Direct Scholarships

With a direct scholarship, the gift is given directly to students, as specified by the donor. This requires a minimum gift of $1,000.