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Purdue for Life Foundation
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Ways to Give

Your giving equips Purdue to meet the challenges of tomorrow—and to extend opportunity to the next generation. Choose among these options to find which approach best fits your needs.

Give Online

The easy, fast, and secure way to invest in Purdue.

Give by Mail

Prefer to send a payment by check, credit card, or debit card? Complete and mail in our gift form.

Give by Phone

Note the fund you’d like to support and provide your credit or debit card number and gift amount.

Purdue for Life Foundation Fund

Generate more support for Purdue.

Foundation Gifts

Align your foundation’s goals with opportunities at Purdue for philanthropic impact.

Stocks, Bonds & Mutual Funds

A simple and tax-effective way to make your gift.

International Gifts

Learn how you can make gifts from outside the US.

Faculty and Staff Giving

Discover how you can extend your investment of time and talent to philanthropic giving.

Matching Gifts

Double or even triple the impact of your gift.

Planned & Estate Gifts

Considering a legacy gift? Let us help you explore your options.


Endowments are gifts held in perpetuity and invested in a manner that protects the principal from inflation.

Donor-Advised Fund (DAF)

PRF has the ability to set up DAFs. This may be the perfect option for you if half of your donations are made to Purdue.


Choose a cause that speaks to your heart.​

Purdue Day of Giving

It’s the biggest one-day fundraiser in higher education. Make your mark on the program of your choice!

License Plates

Support the Purdue Scholarship Fund while showing your Purdue pride for the world to see.

Gifts in Memory & Honor

A tribute gift is a meaningful way to memorialize a loved one or to honor the impact that a special person has had on your life.