Give to Your Passion
At Governors State University, the generosity of our donors reflects an unwavering commitment to higher education and a powerful belief in the potential within each of our students.
Support from alumni and friends like you helps us provide our students with distinctive education, challenging programs, and life-changing opportunities that prepare them to succeed and make a difference in communities across the nation and around the world.
Annual Giving Opportunities
The GSU Fund - The GSU Fund provides for areas of greatest need. The fund strengthens the Foundation in its overall efforts to serve Governors State by supporting scholarships, special projects, capital campaign efforts and new programs. These unrestricted gifts provide flexibility to meet the changing and growing needs of the university.
Memorial and Honorary Gifts - Gifts may be made to memorialize friends, teachers, alumni, colleagues, relatives or organizations. The Foundation notifies the next of kin about memorial gifts and the honoree about honorary gifts.
Planned Giving - Planned or deferred gifts to the Foundation include bequests trust, life insurance, annuities and gifts of real estate. The Foundation will work with you and your advisors in the planning of this type of gift.
Gifts of Securities - Gifts of stocks, bonds, and other securities provide an excellent way to support GSU. In most cases, unique tax savings are available.
For more information on special giving opportunities, contact the Foundation at 708.235.7559.
Ways to Give
Give Online - Our giving site is secure and easy to use. We accept MasterCard, Visa, and Discover. Your gift to the University is tax-deductible.
Mail your gift - If you prefer to give your gift by mail, please print our Donation Form and send your check, money order, or credit card authorization to the address below.
Governors State University Foundation
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
You may also call 708.235.7559 to charge your gift to your credit card.