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Ways to Give

Ways to Give

Your gift to Gratz College has  many benefits, and there are many ways to give. Read below to learn more.

A gift to Gratz College makes a difference for our vibrant community of learners. From our youngest to our oldest, Gratz students share a common drive to develop the knowledge and skills needed to make their communities, and the world, a better place. Your support strengthens Gratz as an institution committed to providing the tools and resources our students need.

Become a Member of the Hyman Gratz Society
Hyman Gratz Society is a special community of donors who help to sustain the College through annual contributions of $1,000 or more. The Society recognizes the extraordinary generosity of Hyman Gratz, for whom our College is named. Society members are invited to participate in Gratz events and lectures throughout the year as our special guests. Click here to learn more.

Annual Fund
The Annual Fund, our main source of unrestricted dollars, ensures that Gratz College has the critical resources needed to fulfill the College's mission. When you give to the Annual Fund, in any amount and at any time of the year, you support the vibrancy and growth of the entire institution. All Gratz students benefit from your generosity. 

Endowed Funds
With a gift of $10,000 or more, you can establish an endowment that provides meaningful, long-term support for Gratz. Not only can an endowed fund make a profound difference for generations to come, and it helps the College attract and retain an academically strong, diverse community of students and faculty. Click here for the list of Gratz scholarships named in honor of donors or in memory of their loved ones.

Planned Giving
Plan a legacy gift that will have a lasting impact on Gratz College for future generations. A variety of options are available to make a significant gift that will help ensure Gratz’s future and add to the financial strength of the College. We can help you plan a legacy gift that is consistent with your other estate plans and can show you how to structure your gift to benefit from tax and other advantages. Options for planned giving include Bequests, Charitable Gift Annuities, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Retirement Plan Assets, Life Insurance, Outright Gifts, Gifts of Stock, Endowed Gifts, and Real Estate.

Memorial and Tribute Gifts
Make a gift to Gratz College in memory of a loved one or to celebrate a special occasion. Consider gifts in multiples of 18, in the Jewish tradition of “giving chai (life).” With a gift of $18 or more, Gratz will send a personalized acknowledgment card to your named recipient.

For assistance with any aspect of the giving process, please contact the Gratz Office of Institutional Advancement at 215-635-7300 ext. 155 or by email at [email protected]