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Supporting SLU: Ways to Give

Thank you for considering a contribution to Saint Louis University. There are many ways to make a gift to SLU. Explore your options below, or contact us at 314-977-2849 or for assistance.

Give to SLU Online

Make your gift to Saint Louis University online. 

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Give to SLU by Mail

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

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

Give to SLU by Phone

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

Increase the Impact of Your Gift

Matching Gifts

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.


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Become a SLU Sustainer

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

Include 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.


Students, faculty and staff can leverage Saint Louis University's crowdfunding platform to raise stakeholder and community support for specific projects. Gifts can be made by credit card or through digital wallets like PayPal, Venmo or Google Pay. Initiatives change regularly. Learn how you can support a project currently in need at

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 deceased's family 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 using our printable gift form (PDF).

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 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 roll over 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

Our agent, Bank of New York-Mellon, should receive gifts of mutual fund shares by  mid-December to ensure processing by the end of the calendar year. Please contact Jorja Watts, BNY-Mellon Capital Markets, at 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.