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Thank you for considering a contribution to Saint Louis University. During the current circumstances related to COVID-19, please allow additional time to process and send gift receipts and acknowledgements. Additionally, all gift receipts and acknowledgements will be sent via email due to the disruption of normal operations. Please include a current email address when completing the gift form or mailing in a contribution.

If you do not have an active email address, gift acknowledgements will be mailed as soon as possible once operations return to normal. Thank you for your support, patience and understanding during this time.

Online Gifts

Make your gift to Saint Louis University online. 

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Gifts by Mail

To make a gift by mail, please download a printable gift form and include it with your gift. Mail the gift form and payment to:

Saint Louis University
DuBourg Hall, Room 319
1 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103


Gifts by phone

You may also make a gift by calling 314-977-2341.


Increase the Impact of Your Gift


Many employers match charitable contributions made by their employees, allowing you to double or even triple your gift to SLU. Search our matching gifts database below to see if your company offers this benefit and to access the correct forms.


Becoming a SLU Sustainer is the easiest and most convenient way to increase the impact of your gift to Saint Louis University. Sustaining gifts are automatically charged to the credit or debit card of your choice every month. Your support will continue at the same amount until you tell us differently, and you can make a change or cancel at any time. To enroll, select the sustaining gift option when making an online gift.

Additional Ways to Give

Including SLU in Your Estate Planning

To give to SLU via your will, trust, retirement assets, life insurance policy or financial accounts, or to make a gift of real estate, contact SLU's Office of Planned Giving.

Billiken Backers

Billiken Backers is Saint Louis University’s crowdfunding platform that supports students, faculty and staff who need funding for specific projects such as sending a student team to an engineering competition, funding a mission trip or starting an on-campus food pantry. Find out more at the Billiken Backers website

Tributes and Memorials

A gift to Saint Louis University is a wonderful way to honor a special occasion or to celebrate a life. A letter notifying the honored or the family of the deceased will be sent immediately upon receipt of your gift. The amount of the gift will not be disclosed. Make a tribute gift online or by mail.

If you would like tribute envelopes for events or funerals, contact us at 314-977-2341.

Wire Transfer

Bank Name: Wells Fargo Bank, NA
Bank Address: 420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94104
ABA Routing Number: 121000248
Account Name: Saint Louis University Master Account
Account Number: 4121743991

For transactions that are in a currency other than U.S. dollars, please use SWIFT code WFBIUS6WFFX instead of the code listed above. All other information is the same.

Contact Mike Findlay at 314-977-2341 once the cash wire transfer is initiated.

Payroll Deduction

Saint Louis University faculty and staff can make gifts to the University through electronic payroll deduction by signing up online. Existing payroll deductions will automatically rollover at the end of each fiscal year unless you specify otherwise.

Gifts of Stocks, Bonds or other Securities

Saint Louis University uses The Bank of New York Mellon to handle securities transactions. Use the following instructions:

DTC Eligible Securities
DTC# 0443
Pershing, LLC
For credit to account# N7M100525
Client account name: Saint Louis University

Fed Eligible Securities
ABA# 021-000-018
Bank of NY/Pershing
For credit to account# N7M100525
Client account name: Saint Louis University

Physical Securities
For all physical securities, mail securities and required documents to:
BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC
500 Grant Street, Suite 0475
Pittsburgh, PA 15258
Attn: Jorja Watts

If the security is still in the donor’s name, a letter of authorization is needed from the donor giving up ownership of the security.

Gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds or other securities will receive a tax deduction based on the value of the security on the date of the gift. With long-term appreciated securities (those held longer than 12 months), you will receive a charitable income tax deduction for the full fair-market value of your gift and avoid paying capital gains tax on the appreciation. 

For more information, contact Kent LeVan, executive director of planned giving, at 314-977-2357, 800-758-3678 or

Mutual Funds and Foreign Security Gifts

**Gifts of mutual fund shares should be received by our agent, Bank of New York-Mellon, by December 15, 2016, to ensure processing by the end of the 2016 tax year.**

Please contact Jorja Watts, BNY Capital Markets, 412-234-0439 to coordinate delivery.

Remember to have your name included on your broker’s wire or transfer, and contact Mike Findlay at 314-977-2341 once the gift is initiated. This allows SLU to receive your gift in a timely manner.