Ways to Give

Thank you for considering a gift to the Girard College Foundation. Your support for our students makes a world of difference.

Please see below for details on a variety of ways to make a contribution to the College.

Girard Students

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 Girard College Foundation and mail to:

Girard College Foundation
Attn: Clinton A. Walters, Jr.
1101 Market Street – Suite 2600
Philadelphia, PA  19107

Recurring Gifts

Become an Everyday Hero 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 Girard College Foundation under the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) and the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program (OSTC).

Learn more about the EITC / OSTC Program