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Ways to Give

Excellence requires resources. For the Statler College to grow and achieve our goals we need your support to continue to provide our students with quality educational opportunities, resources and experiences, which in turn will keep our students competitive and successful.

Ways To Give

Give to the Statler College in ways that have the most meaning to you by contacting the Statler College Development team.

Give Online

Search or browse funds on our secure online giving site to quickly and easily make a gift.

Make a Gift Online

Give By Mail

Please mail a completed giving form and check (payable to WVU Foundation) to:

West Virginia University Foundation
One Waterfront Place, 7th Floor
P.O. Box 1650
Morgantown, WV 26507-1650

Give by Phone

We would be happy to take your donation over the phone. Please call 800-847-3856

Types of Giving

Pledge payments

Pledge payments can be made as a gift of cash, check or credit card directed toward the fulfillment of an existing multi-year commitment to the University.

Outright Gifts

Outright gifts of cash, check or credit card (not attached to a pledge) are immediately beneficial to the University and can be directed to any funding priority. 

Gifts of Real Estate

Gifts of real estate are often made by individuals who possess real estate assets but may not have the cash flow to fund an outright gift. Such gifts may be made in a number of ways: as outright gifts with residual interest in the property or to fund an income-producing gift. Donors of real estate may realize significant tax benefits. 

Gifts of securities

Gifts of securities often confer significant tax benefits on the donor. For example, contributions of appreciated securities held for more than a year are generally deductible at market value and are exempt from capital gains tax. Securities can be transferred to the WVU Foundation as outright gifts, used to make a pledge payment or to fund an income-producing gift. 

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are made by companies that wish to multiply the charitable gifts of employees. Most participating companies will match gifts dollar-for-dollar, and some will double-or triple-match employee donations. 


Endowments provide a meaningful way to deepen and enrich the WVU experience by providing a sustainable source of funding for curricular and extracurricular opportunities, including graduate research; lecture series, seminars and conferences; and academic awards. Endowments also help to invest, advance and/or sustain promising programs. 

Endowed Chairs and Professorships

Endowed chairs and professorships are vital because they provide distinguished leadership to academic programs, centers and/or departments that enhance our teaching and research as well as the professional development needs of highly productive faculty. 

Scholarships and fellowships

A continued emphasis on financial aid and merit scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students will help to both ensure affordability and enhance competitiveness for recruiting and graduating these students. 

Faculty fellowships

 Faculty fellowships provide funds to allow the College to hire, retain, reward and recognize high-achieving faculty members who have not yet achieved the rank of professor. 

Capital gifts

Gifts for construction, renovation or refurbishment of facilities ensure we maintain excellent and up-to-date environments for learning and research that keep the College competitive in a global environment. 

Endowed departments

A naming gift for a department is a transformational gift, providing a sustainable source of funding to support the academic and research activities of students and faculty, which is vital to program viability and enhanced peer recognition.