Ways to Give

One-Time Gifts

Every gift to the Steel & Garnet Fund supports the general operating cost associated with educating our students.

We encourage the use of our Online Giving form, but if you would prefer to make a gift via check, please make it out to The Fund for Girard College and mail to:

The Fund for Girard College
2101 S. College Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19121

Recurring Gifts

Increase your impact by setting up a recurring gift, which allows you to divide your gift to the College into increments through convenient automatic deductions from your credit card according to a schedule of your choosing.

Company Matching Gifts

Does your employer or your spouse’s employer match your gift? You can often double or triple the impact of your gift through your company’s matching gift program. Use the tool below to see if your company has this program!

Estate Planning

Including Girard College in your will or estate planning is an impactful way to create a lasting legacy. Please contact the Office of Advancement to begin the conversation.

Gifts of Securities or Stocks

Giving appreciated stock (or selling depreciated stock) and donating the proceeds to Girard can qualify you for sizable tax advantages. Please instruct your broker to contact our Controller, Clinton A. Walters, Jr. to notify us of transfers.

Pennsylvania Tax Credits

Businesses that pay taxes in Pennsylvania have the opportunity to give to The Fund for Girard College under the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) and the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program (OSTC).

Learn more about the EITC / OSTC Program