How to Make a Gift

Ready to give? We make it easy.

Make a Gift Online

Making a secure gift online is easy with our online giving form. Make a gift whenever and wherever you want, designate your support for a specific purpose, specify that you want to make a gift in honor or memory of someone, indicate an employer gift matching program, or set up recurring donations.

Make a Gift by Phone

Call us if you have questions or are ready to provide your Visa or Mastercard number. We’re ready to help you.

For gifts to the College of Arts and Sciences or to the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, please call 503-768-7900.

For gifts to the Lewis & Clark Law School, please call Bettina Calaba at 503-768-6647.

  • Lewis & Clark truly prepared me for success in life.Wes Lawrence ’81

  • My scholarship from Lewis & Clark made the difference.Laura Mundt ’91

  • The College helped shape some of the very best people I know.Sol Enos ’01

  • Lewis & Clark set me on my course.Amelia Wilcox ’81

Send a Gift by Mail

Please specify the school, department, program, or fund that you would like to support, and mail your check or money order to:

Lewis & Clark
Advancement Services MSC 88
615 S. Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219-7899

Recurring Credit/Debit Card Donations

Use our online giving form, or give us a call at 503-768-7900 to set up recurring debit or credit card donations. To increase your monthly gift, please fill out this form.

Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds

Gifts of securities—stocks, bonds and mutual funds—often offer an even greater tax benefit than other types of gifts. Giving securities is a simple and gratifying experience. To make a gift of securities, please fill out our online form.


If you are interested in making a gift of cryptocurrency, please contact Rebecca Holt at 503-768-7943 or email

Document your Legacy Gift

If you have included Lewis & Clark in your estate plans, use our online form to share your future gift intention with us.

Real Estate

Please call Rebecca Holt at 503-768-7943.

Corporate Matching Funds

See if your company matches gifts.

International and Wire Transfers

For instructions on sending a wire transfer, please call us at 503-768-7900

Payroll Deduction for Faculty and Staff

As a Lewis & Clark employee, you can have your gift automatically deducted from your paycheck. To initiate or update your payroll deduction, please fill out this form. If you have any questions, please contact Julie Newsome at 503-768-7963 or email

Please note: Lewis & Clark’s fiscal year is from June 1 to May 31.