“F&M is my biggest passion, outside of my family and career. We all benefited from the generosity of previous generations that called F&M home. Once you graduate, you have the opportunity to pay that gift forward.”

Michael Arnold, '08

“We are forever part of the F&M community that has given us so much, and it is our responsibility to help continue the tradition of the liberal arts education that made us who we are today.”

Michelle Reinke Neblett, '00

“A liberal arts education really addresses our ability to contemplate change, to identify issues, and enhances our openness to imagining what alternatives might be. I knew my father was a huge supporter of F&M, and if I had to imagine a way to honor him, it would be to make sure students of all financial backgrounds can be successful and experience the power of a liberal arts education.”

Stuart F. Smith, '77

Ways To Give

There are many ways to make a gift to Now to Next: The Campaign for Franklin & Marshall, regardless of the priority you choose to support. Many Franklin & Marshall Fund donors find it easiest to make gifts online, whereas other donors may have more complex assets to donate or may prefer to make a gift in other ways. Please consult the list below to find the option that works best for you. Thank you for your support!

Give Monthly

You can easily make your gift to the College in regular monthly installments from your credit card or checking account. To enroll in the F&M monthly giving program, please visit the online giving site and select “I would like to repeat this gift” on the form. For more information about monthly giving, visit this page.

Give by Phone or Mail

Gifts can be made via phone by calling our 24/7 secure credit card line at 1-800-955-6654.

Send checks made payable to “Franklin & Marshall College” to:

By U.S. Mail:
Franklin & Marshall College
Office of College Advancement
Attn: Advancement Services
PO Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

FedEx, UPS or Courier Delivery:
Franklin & Marshall College
Office of College Advancement
Attn: Advancement Services
415 Harrisburg Ave.
Lancaster, PA 17603

Note: For FedEx, UPS and courier packages, the gift date is the date College staff signs for the package.

Give by Wire Transfer or Securities

For gifts by wire transfer, please call Advancement Services at 717-358-4408 for detailed instructions regarding how to send funds to via wire transfer.

Gifts of securities such as stocks, mutual fund shares, or other appreciated assets can be a tax-efficient method for making a gift to Franklin & Marshall. Gifts can be made by the By the DTC Automated Stock Transfer System or by mail. Please call Advancement Services at 800-955-6654 and tell us the name of the stock being transferred, the number of shares and where it is being transferred from (e.g., Merrill Lynch-Manhattan). For detailed instructions, visit fandm.edu/how-to-give.

For mutual funds, physical securities, treasuries, bonds, or foreign securities, please contact Ronda Schell at 717-358-4408 for further instructions.

Give Matching Gifts

More than 8,000 companies offer corporate matching programs for their employees’ philanthropic interests. F&M recognizes donors for the sum of their contributions plus matching gifts received during the fiscal year. Retirees, board members and spouses of employees may also be eligible for matching gift benefits.

For more information, contact Advancement Services at 717-358-4408 or search for your employer in our database.

Give by Donor-Advised Funds

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is like a charitable savings account. When you make an irrevocable gift to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program, you get an immediate tax deduction and can recommend later how much and how often money is granted to F&M or other charities. To learn more, visit fandm.edu/how-to-give.

For assistance or further clarification, contact Ronda Schell, associate director of advancement services, at 717-358-4408 or ronda.schell@fandm.edu, or Emily Marzock, associate director of gift planning, at 717-358-3834 or emarzock@fandm.edu.

Give Retirement Funds or Through Your Estate

Planned gifts offer an opportunity to be part of Franklin & Marshall College’s legacy, sustain the life and mission of the College and benefit you and your family all at the same time. Opportunities for gift planning include bequests via will, charitable gift annuities and trusts, retirement plan beneficiary designations and more.

To learn more about planned gifts, visit giftplanning.fandm.edu.