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As one of the fastest-growing institutions of higher learning in Arkansas, Tech has dedicated itself to student learning and academic excellence. Gifts from alumni and friends enhance quality and assist in helping Tech to continue producing increasing numbers of outstanding graduates.

Every gift matters, regardless of its size. However you choose to give, your contributions play a critical role and the progress and success of the University.

By giving each year to the Tech Loyalty Fund, you make an immediate impact on students' educational experiences and increase Tech's ability to compete amongst its peers. Interest generated by your Scholarships can help sustain generations of students seeking to earn a college degree. Will and Estate planning options allow you to give to Tech while still providing for your family and decreasing your tax burden.

Foundation Relations works to nurture the University's relationships with philanthropic foundations while Corporate Relations works to engage corporations in the University's research, education and public outreach mission.

There are a number of great ways to fulfill your philanthropic intentions.

Cash, Checks, Credit Card
Outright gifts of cash, by check or credit card, or by bank draft are the easiest and most direct way to give to Tech and are fully deductible for those who itemize on their federal income tax return. Tech also gratefully accepts pledges - gifts that are paid over time. There are several ways to make cash gifts:

To make a gift by credit card, give now using our secure server, or call 1-888-275-8321 and provide your credit card information over the phone.

Pledges and cash gifts made by check (payable to the Arkansas Tech Foundation) or credit card should be mailed with your printable contribution form or a letter stating your gift's purpose to:

Tech Loyalty Fund
8820 Tech Lane
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: 1-888-275-8321
Fax: 479-880-4980

Bank Draft
Donors wishing to make a recurring gift may do so by bank draft. For more information about bank drafts, please contact (479) 968-0400.

Corporate Matching Gifts
You may be able to double or even triple your gift to Arkansas Tech. To find out if your company matches gifts made by employees or retirees, check our matching service or visit your company's human resources department. Complete the form provided by your company and mail to:

Tech Loyalty Fund
Attn: Gift Entry
8820 Tech Lane
Russellville, AR 72801

Faculty and Staff Payroll Deduction
An easy and convenient way for Tech faculty and staff to make their gifts is through payroll deduction. Employee donors may designate their contributions to one or more areas. Contributions to the Tech Foundation made through payroll deduction are tax-deductible when taxes are itemized. Participation by faculty and staff in the Tech Loyalty Fund is growing. In 2010-2011 Tech employee participation was 31%, a 9% increase over the previous year.

Gifts of Stock
Making a gift of appreciated securities and closely held stock to the Arkansas Tech Foundation is both economical and easy. You may receive and income-tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the securities, as well as reduce or eliminate capital gains taxes. Dividends from stock are often low. This sometimes means that in addition to making an efficient gift, one that cost far less than the value donated, the donor does not have to sacrifice much income to make the gift. For more information on how to make your gift of stock, please contact Regina Burris, Arkansas Tech Foundation Financial Officer, at (479) 964-0895.

This information is not intended as legal advice. We recommend that you consult your attorney or financial advisor as you make plans to give to the Arkansas Tech University Foundation. Gifts are tax deductible as allowable by law.