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Ways to Give

Online or Credit Card

The fastest way to give to Gordon is to make a gift online through your credit card or debit card. This allows you to make a gift or pledge payment in a variety of ways. You may give a one time gift or recurring gift with the option for monthly installments.

By Phone

You can also call us with your credit card or debit card information at: 

(978) 867-4900

Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m EST

Checks or Cash

Mail checks to:

Gordon College
Development Office
255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA  01984-1813 

Checks should be made payable to ‘Gordon College’, with a gift designation indicated on the memo line or an accompanying note.

Other Ways to Give:

Donor advised funds

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving vehicle sponsored by a public charity. Giving through a DAF is one of the most popular ways to support your favorite charities.

Securities and wire transfers

Gordon accepts appreciated securities, which can offer a larger tax benefit than a cash gift, and wire transfers.

Individual Retirement Account (IRA)

If you are 70 ½ or older you may be eligible to make a gift to Gordon through a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from your individual retirement account (IRA).  Thanks to our partnership with FreeWill, you can make your QCD gift quickly and hassle-free by visting the FreeWill website.

Personal property

A gift of tangible personal property can be invaluable to students and programs.

Matching gifts

Make your gift count more by taking advantage of your company’s matching gift program. Contact your organization to see if you qualify for this match.

Planned and special gifts

Many Gordon College supporters choose to leave a donation in their wills and trusts as an important way to have long-term impact, without any upfront cost during their lifetimes.

Creating a will:
Making a will is one of the most impactful ways to extend your love and generosity to the causes and people you care about most. Legacy giving isn’t only for the wealthy—gifts of any size are deeply appreciated and have come in sizes ranging from $100 to $1 million. Together, we can continue making an impact for years to come.

  1. Use this free tool to create your legal will online, or document your wishes and find an attorney near you.
  2. Specify within your will the amount or percentage of your estate you’d like to leave (if any) to Gordon College and other charity organizations.
  3. Rest assured knowing you’ll be making a positive change for generations to come.


Have you already included us in your will? Let us know by filling out this form→

Payroll deduction

Gordon College employees can make charitable contributions through automatic payroll deductions.

Faculty and staff support not only funds programs around campus, it also demonstrates employee belief in the mission of Gordon College. If you are an employee, the easiest way to give back to the College is by having your charitable gift be deducted from your paycheck. Contact to begin your charitable deductions.