Kent State Stark gratefully accepts pledged gifts. These gifts allow donors to make a pledge commitment and set up a payment schedule that best suits their donor wishes, or coincides with their business cycle.
Scholarship support provides Kent State Stark the unique opportunity to attract and retain the best and brightest students. Through our scholarship funds, we can help address financial barriers that often stand in the way of a studentâ€™s educational and career goals.
Scholarship support can be made at any level. To benefit deserving students in perpetuity, an endowed scholarship can be established - in honor of a loved one, to recognize a faculty member, or in the name of a business. Alternatively, your gift can be put into an existing scholarship fund, or a new scholarship can be created.
The Office of Advancement at Kent State Stark can help you establish a scholarship and develop award criteria that will meet your philanthropic objectives.
Gifts of Cash (Outright Gifts)
A cash gift makes an immediate impact on the mission of Kent State Stark and provides a charitable income tax deduction.
Employer Matching Gift Programs
Did you know that you may be able to double, or even triple, your gift to Kent State Stark? Many employers sponsor matching gift programs that match charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company participates in a matching gift program, contact your company's human resources department.
Gifts of Securities
A gift of appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, has many potential benefits, including a charitable income tax deduction and the avoidance of capital gains tax. Shares may be given via wire transfer. For gifts of actual stock certificates, contact the Office of Advancement at Kent State Stark for instructions.
Kent State Stark welcomes donations of equipment, supplies and items to enhance our students' learning experience. For more information, contact the Office of Advancement at Kent State Stark.
One of the many ways you can show support to Kent State Stark is through a provision in your estate plan. Planned gifts, such as a simple bequest or a charitable gift annuity, provide a foundation for our future and can help us plan ahead for the needs of students, faculty, programs and facilities. The easiest way to make an impact beyond your lifetime is to make a bequest in your will or living revocable trust that can be directed to the Stark Campus and are unrestricted, or can be restricted to a particular area or even fund.
For instance, there are a number of existing funds (endowed or spendable) that may be of significance to you. Anyone can donate to specific funds, during and beyond their lifetime.
Planned giving options include:
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