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How to Give

In response to COVID-19, Swarthmore College has modified operations to reduce the number of people on campus. If you make a gift by phone or by mail at this time, please be aware that gift processing may be delayed. With that in mind, we strongly enourage you to use our secure online gift form to make your gift.

Online

Make your gift online using our secure online gift form: Make a Gift

By Phone

Call our toll free number: 800-660-9714

By Mail

Please make checks payable to Swarthmore College. Mail your gift to:

Swarthmore College
Advancement
Attn: Gift Records
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Monthly

An easy, sustainable, and budget-friendly way to support Swarthmore students, when you set up a monthly gift you become a member of the Sustainers Circle. Visit lifechanging.swarthmore.edu/sustainers to get started.

Matching Gifts

Many employers will match charitable contributions made by their employees.

Gifts of Stocks or Other Assets

The College accepts appreciated securities including stock, bonds, and mutual funds. View stock transfer instructions [PDF].

Wire Transfers (Domestic or Foreign)

The College accepts wire transfers in dollars or foreign currency. Please contact Ruth Krakower at rkrakow1@swarthmore.edu or 610-328-8407 for instructions.

Donor-Advised Funds

Recommend a grant to Swarthmore College from your donor-advised fund or family foundation. Our federal tax ID number is 23-1352683. Please contact Ruth Krakower at rkrakow1@swarthmore.edu or 610-328-8407 for assistance.

Payroll Deduction

Swarthmore College employees may automate contributions via payroll deduction. Please contact Ruth Krakower (rkrakow1@swarthmore.edu) and Trish Tancredi (ptancre1@swarthmore.edu) to request either the standard payroll deduction form or the COVID-19 payroll deduction form.

Wills & Other Planned Gifts

Include Swarthmore in your estate plans and leave a lasting legacy for future Swarthmore students while accomplishing your goals. Learn more about planned giving.

Special Occasion Gifts

Commencement Gifts

Recognize your student’s transformative Swarthmore experience by making a gift in their honor before Commencement.

Reunion Gifts

Celebrate and commemorate your reunion by giving to The Swarthmore Fund and attending Alumni Weekend.

Senior Class Gifts

Celebrate and commemorate the culmination of your Swarthmore experience by helping ensure future Swatties have exceptional opportunities.

Tribute or Memorial Gifts

All gifts to Swarthmore College can be made in honor or in memory of a friend, professor, classmate, or family member.