The easiest way to put your gift to work immediately is through a gift to the Macalester Fund.

Through the consistent support of more than 13,000 donors, Macalester Fund support provides more than $3 million to areas of greatest need: financial aid, faculty, staff and program support.

If you are interested in learning more about supporting other objectives, please contact Eva Timmons, Director of the Macalester Fund, at or 651-696-6876.

Online – to make a gift via credit or debit card visit our secure online gift page

By Phone – Call in your credit card gift using the Macalester Fund’s toll free number: 866-814-0640

By Mail – Checks should be made payable to Macalester College and mailed to:

Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

Macalester’s Federal Tax ID number is 41-0693962

Donor Advised Fund – Gifts from a donor advised fund should be made payable to Macalester College and mailed to the address above. It’s important to remember that donor advised fund gifts cannot be used to satisfy a donor’s pledge. Recommend a DAF Grant

Stock or Other Securities – Tax advantages may exist for gifts of stock or other securities with an appreciated value by transferring the stock directly to the college. For instructions, click here

Wire Transfer – Gifts via a wire transfer from a donor’s bank or brokerage account may be the most convenient way for some donors to make a gift. For instructions, click here

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Gifts Through Your IRA – If you are 70 1/2 or older, you can make a tax-free distribution from your IRA. Learn more about IRA Charitable Rollover

Matching Gifts – Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Find out if your company has a matching gift policy.

Planned giving — For more information, visit the planned giving web site.