How to Make a Gift


There are many convenient ways to give to Charleston Southern University. Below are just a few ways to give, for more information on giving to Charleston Southern University contact the advancement office or visit our Giving page. We thank you for your generosity in supporting our mission.

Online Through Charleston Southern’s secure online giving, you can make a credit card gift in just a few minutes. Visit our online giving to make your donation or pledge.

Online Giving: Board of Visitors Scholarships Board of Visitors can easily set-up automatic transfer to fulfill their scholarship. Here is an easy guide how to show you how to set-up giving monthly or quarterly in just a few clicks: Monthly or Quarterly Automatic Giving.

Check Your check should be made payable to Charleston Southern University. Mail checks to the Office of Advancement:

Charleston Southern University Office of Advancement PO Box 118087 Charleston, SC 29423-8087

Credit card You can visit our secure online giving site with your credit card information or call the Office of Advancement at 843-863-7513  for personal service.

Phone You can call us at Charleston Southern University to make a gift or pledge by phone at 843-863-7513.

Stock, Mutual Funds and Other Securities Giving shares of appreciated stock, bonds, mutual funds, and other securities can be an excellent way to make a gift to CSU. When you donate securities in lieu of cash, you receive a charitable deduction for their full market value on the date of your gift and you do not pay any capital gains tax on the appreciation in the securities.

For Information about transfers: Gift Acceptance Delivery Instructions
Please call 843-863-7517 if you desire to contribute in this way or have additional questions.

Matching Gifts You can possibly double the impact of your gift to Charleston Southern University by utilizing the Matching Gift opportunity your company may have.

Planned Gift/Will/Estate Please visit The Legacy Society for additional information and contact the Office of Planned Giving at 843-863-7517 or CSU can easily become part of your estate plan with the use of a codicil or working with your accountant or attorney.

Donor rights Charleston Southern University respects the rights of donors. Please refer to the Donor Bill of Rights for policies regarding privacy and transparency.