WAYS TO GIVE
A majority gifts to the Big Green take this form and it is as easy as writing a check, submitting a bank draft form, or using your American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Discover card. Checks should be made payable to the "Big Green".
Gifts of Stocks and Securities
These gifts can be donated via registered mail, electronic transfer or in person to the Big Green. A letter of intent stating the purpose of your gift, the number of shares and the name of the stock is required.
Many companies will match your contribution to the Big Green Scholarship Foundation. Submit your company's matching gift form with your gift and it can significantly increase your support and associated giving level.
Gifts of goods or services can be of great financial assistance to Marshall University athletics while offering the donor a tax deduction for the fair market value of the gift.
Gifts through wills and bequests can provide you with the opportunity to sustain your family name in conjunction with Marshall's intercollegiate athletic program. Planned gift donors are recognized in the Marshall University Heritage Society.
Substantial tax benefits also exist for gifts of real estate.
Life Income Gifts
Charitable gift annuities or charitable trusts can offer an opportunity to make a substantial gift to the Big Green without forfeiting the annual income produced by these assets. You retain income for your life and the life of your spouse. This gift can also be structured to create a substantial tax break over a period of years.