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Ways to Give

All Penn State supporters share one important reward for their gifts: the personal satisfaction from making an investment in human potential. There are many ways to give to Penn State, and our Office of University Development looks forward to working with you to help provide a better future for the University.

You can also make a gift online today.

On these pages, you can learn about the giving opportunities that are right for you and your financial situation. From stocks and mutual funds, to charitable gift annuities and will bequests, to endowments and unrestricted gifts, the Office of University Development can help you tailor your gift in numerous ways.

Different gifts offer different tax advantages. Please consult your financial advisor to select the best way to give.

Please note that a small portion of income earned from your gift is used to support fundraising and investment management operations. Learn more: Download Funding the Cost of Fundraising.



A permanent "trust" account established by a donor to benefit the university while providing tax benefits to the donor. Learn more »


Funds that assist students with tuition and make it possible for students to earn a Penn State degree. Learn more »

Planned Giving

Leave a legacy. This is a program that provides benefits to you now, and in the future, while benefiting Penn State for generations to come. Learn more »

Outright Gifts

Each year, Penn State alums, parents, and friends provide the University with financial assistance through outright gifts of cash, securities, or other property. These gifts have an immediate impact and are used to support the current needs of our campus. Learn more »

Even a small donation, when combined with hundreds or thousands of others, can have a positive and lasting impact on Penn State Mont Alto.

Did you know that giving:

  • $100 will buy flowers to improve and expand the landscaping on campus?
  • $250 toward a scholarship on campus will get your name engraved on the scholarship tree in Conklin Hall?
  • $500 will pay for new science equipment for the laboratories?
  • $1000 will pay for a commemorative tree in the arboretum?
  • $2500 will buy healthcare equipment for the new nursing lab
  • $50,000 will endow a Trustee Scholarship on the campus
  • $100,000 will establish a named grove in the campus arboretum

Giving to Penn State Mont Alto - in any way and any amount- has limitless impact in the lives our students and faculty. Whatever your passion, whatever your desire, we can help steer you toward the correct project or fund to support on campus.


For more information on giving to Penn State Mont Alto, please click the appropriate link on the left, or contact the Office of Development at 717-749-6110 or by email at dkc10@psu.edu.


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We ask that you please remember to designate your gift to Penn State Mont Alto. Thank you!