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How to give


You can make a gift to the Metro Fund, Scholarships, and Programs using a credit card through our secure online gift form.


Make checks payable to Metropolitan State University Foundation
Founders Hall 142
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

Donor advised funds

Grants from your Donor Advised Fund should be made payable to Metropolitan State University Foundation and mailed to the address below:

Metropolitan State University Foundation
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000
EIN #: 23-7296162

Stock gifts

Appreciated stock can be a tax-wise way to make a gift to Metropolitan State University. To ensure we know who the stock transfer is from and can receipt you properly, please contact Rachel Hughes at 612-499-8754 or with the number and type of shares you are transferring. Share this information with your broker to make your stock transfer:

Firm Name:  Pershing, LLC
Tax ID: 13-2741729
DTC #:  0443
Account Name:  Metropolitan State University Foundation
Account #: Q28135293

IRA rollovers

If you are 70 and one half years or older you can make a rollover gift up to $100,000 directly from your IRA to Metropolitan State University Foundation, which is referred to as a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). You may use a QDC from your IRA to satisfy some or all of your required minimum distribution, which could provide tax savings. To be considered a QCD the check must come directly from your financial intuition to the Metropolitan State University Foundation:

Metropolitan State University Foundation
Founders Hall 142

700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

Monthly giving

Become a sustaining donor; provide continuing support to Metro State students through a regular monthly gift. To set up a commitment of $5 or more per month from a credit card, please go to our online giving page and check the box next to “Make this a monthly gift”. If you wish to set up a monthly gift via your bank account or via credit card, please complete the pledge form linked below. You will receive bank confirmation in your monthly statement.

Pledge Form (PDF)


    Matching giving

    Double your impact! Many companies match their employees’ gifts. Check with your employer to see if your company will match your support to Metro State. Our staff are happy to help complete any forms your employer requires. Please email us if we can be of assistance.

    Memorial/Honor gifts

    Honor a loved one or other important person in your life by supporting Metro State. When you fill in the pledge form, simply include a separate note indicating the name of the person(s) you wish to honor along with their address(es). Unless you specify otherwise, we will send them or their family a special note of acknowledgment.

    Questions about making a gift?

    Please call 651-793-1830 or email us!