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When you give to the College of Education you're strengthening communities, schools, families and children statewide. Choose the method that works best for you and let us know if we can assist you during the process.


Making an online gift is the most secure and direct way to support the College of Education.


Other Ways to Give

Contact us at 803-777-1601 if you would like us to send you a pledge form. We can send it via email or regular mail. Send any gifts by mail to:

University of South Carolina
Office of Gift Processing
1027 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Extended over a period of years, a pledge helps you make a larger gift than you might have thought possible. For example, a gift of $83 per month paid over five years amounts to a gift of $5,000! If you are interested in setting up a pledge, please contact Teesa Brunson at

An endowment is an investment in the future of the College of Education. These are gifts held in perpetuity (forever) within the College of Education and are often used to create a namesake legacy of a donor, family member of colleague. The fund may be donated through cash, marketable securities or liquid assets.

What does it cost to create an endowment?

An endowment requires a minimum gift of $25,000. Named endowments or scholarships may establish a scholarship fund designated for a specific academic discipline or program with restrictions or preferences or academic and research programs, etc. Endowments may be funded over a time frame.

Invest in the College of Education and leave a legacy that is important to you. Deferred or planned gifts, such as bequests, life-insurance gifts, gifts of real estate and irrevocable trusts, enable you to support the college or program of your choice through your estate plan. Gifts such as these help secure a future for the College of Education and grant you recognition into the Carolina Guardian Society.

Join the Carolina Guardian Society

The Carolina Guardian Society recognizes donors of deferred gifts. To qualify for membership, donors must make a commitment, confirmed in writing and subject to certain restrictions, that includes one of the following:

  • A bequest in a will or revocable trust

  • A life income gift that names the University of South Carolina, the College of Education or one of its affiliated foundations as a remainder beneficiary, such as a charitable remainder trust or a charitable gift annuity

  • A charitable lead trust that provides income to the University of South Carolina, the College of Education or one of its affiliated foundations for your lifetime or a term of years

  • A gift or assignment of qualified retirement plan assets, such as an IRA, 401(k) or 403(b)

  • A gift of life insurance


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