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Ways to Give

Thank you for your interest in contributing to Elizabethtown College. Your gift will help to provide essential support to address the College’s most pressing needs such as scholarship funding, student and faculty programs, enhancements to buildings, and much more. You can make a gift to Elizabethtown College in a number of ways:

The fastest, most convenient way to make a gift to Elizabethtown College is to use our secure online giving form. 

You can make your gift using VISA, MasterCard or Discover via our online giving form or call 800-877-9658 for more information.

To make a gift by check, please make your check payable to:

Elizabethtown College
Institutional Advancement
1 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Matching gifts are a great way to enhance your gift to Elizabethtown College. Hundreds of donors choose to double or even triple their gifts each year using this program.

If you are unsure if your company provides matching gifts or if you want more information on matching gift programs, contact Ben Osterhout '05, Director of Annual Giving, by phone at 717-361-3749 or 800-877-9658 or via e-mail at

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It is easy to make your gift of stock or other securities to Elizabethtown College. Email or click here to learn more.

If you are 70 1/2 years of age or older, a transfer from an IRA may be a beneficial way to support Etown. Contact Mark A. Clapper '96, Executive Director of Legacy Planning and Engagement, at or 717-361-1499  or click here to learn more.

A charitable gift from your estate is a favored method of giving that enables you to achieve your financial goals and benefit Elizabethtown College.

If you are interested in learning how you can support Etown through a bequest, retirement asset, or other method, please contact Mark A. Clapper '96, Executive Director of Legacy Planning and Engagement, at or 717-361-1499 or visit our website to learn more.

A donor-advised fund (DAF) offers donors favorable tax benefits and maximum flexibility to support Etown. If you have a Fidelity Charitable or Schwab Charitable donor-advised fund, and if you would like to use this fund to support Etown, please complete the form. For designation, please enter: Elizabethtown College Fund, Blue Jay Athletic Association, or the name of a particular fund, program, or department.

Businesses can support the College in several ways, most notably by participating in the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC), by providing internships, or by contracting with Etown to conduct research or programming through the Office of Sponsored Research.

Your gift is valuable to the College. View some of our funding priorities.

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