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Alumni & Development

Ways to Give

Give online to Saint FrancisThe university has grown immensely since 1944 to an institution of more than 2,300 students. Learn more about the University of Saint Francis.

Over thirty percent of the university’s alumni graduated in the last 15 years. Nearly seventy percent of the university’s alumni live in Indiana and over thirty percent still live within a 10 mile radius of downtown Fort Wayne. The University of Saint Francis is a major force in the region and its impact is growing every year.

Nearly every USF student receives some form of financial support from the university and without this assistance many students would not have the opportunity to obtain a higher education.

Ways to Give:


You may make a gift by credit card using our secure website. We accept Mastercard, Visa, and Discover. Questions please contact the Development office at 260-399-8031.


To make a gift or payment of a pledge, mail your check (payable to the University of Saint Francis) to:

    University of Saint Francis
    Development Office
    2701 Spring Street
    Fort Wayne, IN  46808


To make a pledge to USF, please say YES to our student phoneathon callers or call the Development Office.

Restricted and Unrestricted Gifts

The university relys on both restricted and unrestricted gifts to fulfill its mission. Talk to us about how you may best support USF in keeping with your own philanthropic goals.

Restricted gifts:

Unrestricted gifts:

Corporations and Foundations

Corporations and Foundations inquiring about donating to USF should contact Lynne McKenna Frazier, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at 260-399-8035.

Planned Gifts

If you are looking for a way to balance charitable giving with your retirement needs, your estate planning efforts, or looking to give through a charitable gift annuity, consider contacting the Development office to make a planned gift.

Employee Matching Gifts

Matching gifts make your gift worth more! If you or your spouse works for a company that matches employees' charitable contributions, your gift could be doubled. Check with your human resources department to receive a matching gift form. Include the form with your gift to USF and we will do the rest.

Gifts of Stocks and Securities

In most cases you can deduct full fair market value of long-term securities for tax purposes. You also avoid paying tax on the capital gain of your securities when contributing to the University.

Gift of stock or securities involves:

Gift of securities provide you:

 Contact the Development office for further assistance.

Gifts of Real Estate

A gift of real estate is a unique way to provide a lasting benefit to the University. Gifts of real estate can be satisfying, but they require careful planning. Any gift of real estate must be reviewed and approved through the University's real estate acceptance procedures, which requires a donor to provide detailed and specific information about the property. Contact the Development office to learn more.

Please Note:
Indiana taxpayers are allowed a credit of fifty percent (50%) of the contribution or $100 (on a single or fiduciary return) or $200 (on a jointly filed return), whichever is less against their Indiana state adjusted gross income tax liability. For further information about this tax credit, contact the Indiana Department of Revenue, Taxpayer Services Division, 100 N. Senate Avenue IGCN 105, Indianapolis, IN., 46204-2253, telephone 317-232-2240.