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Giving Options

Philanthropy is of the highest importance to our mission and story. Through strong alumni, faith-based and corporate donations, we are able to maintain an affordable tuition for our students.  In fact, our tuition is only 45% of the national average, which helps more youth in our community attend college and obtain degrees. 

You can make a gift in several ways:


  • Online Giving:  The online giving process is easy and secure. After submitting your online gift, you will receive an email confirmation of your gift; an acknowledgement letter will also be sent in the mail for tax purposes.  Click here to make an online gift.


  • Mail:  Please send a personal check, money order or cashier’s check made payable to LeMoyne-Owen College to:

LeMoyne-Owen College
Attn: Office of Institutional Advancement
807 Walker Avenue
Memphis, TN  38126


If you are employed by a business or corporation, you may wish to check if they have a matching gifts program.  Some corporations match your gift, allowing you to double your charitable contribution.


LeMoyne-Owen College also has an Annual Giving Society program; annual donors are listed on the Honor Roll of Donors.  All gifts made between our fiscal year July 1 – June 30 are considered for inclusion into this esteemed society; the Honor Roll of Donors is published annually in the Beacon and online. 


Annual Society gift levels include:


  • Sesquicentennial Society  
  • $10,000
  • Gold Society 
  • $5,000
  • Purple Society
  • $2,500
  • Magician Society
  • $1,000
  • Francis Julius LeMoyne Society  
  • $750
  • S.A. Owen Society 
  • $500
  • 1862 Society
  • $250
  • Brownlee Society
  • $100


    All gifts received will receive an acknowledgement by mail.  Thank you for your support!


    Types of Giving Options

    As a donor, you have the ability to determine how you would like to support LeMoyne-Owen College.  You may make gifts to the college in the below ways:


    Annual Fund
    Annual Funds support academic programs, financial aid, enrichment experiences and technology; each year, we are faced with raising $1.5 million to meet the College’s operating budget.  Annual Fund gifts can also be made online here.  

    Corporate Matching Gifts
    You may be able to double or even triple your donation to the College if your company has a matching gift program.  Contact your employer to find out if they have a matching gifts program designed to increase your own personal charitable contribution.  You may make your gift online here.


    Gift Pledges 
    A pledge allows you to fulfill your gift by making regular payments over time; thereby allowing you to give more generously than you may originally have considered.  You may also establish a monthly gift pledge online here.  Gifts will be charged to the credit card you select, on the 1st or the 15th of the month.


    Tribute Gifts
    Honor or memorialize a loved one through a gift to LeMoyne-Owen College.  Tribute gifts can also be made online.


    Designated Gifts 
    You may designate your gift to a specific program, school, fund or college priority. When you make a restricted gift to LOC, you support a program that is special to you.

    Endowment Gifts/Scholarship Establishment 
    Gifts designated to the endowment provide long-term security, increasing the college’s permanent financial base while securing future resources for faculty positions, research projects, academic programs and capital projects. 


    You may also contribute to special endowed scholarships that have been established.  To establish a named and endowed scholarship, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at (901) 435-1527 or click here.

    Planned Gifts/Hollis F. Price Society 
    You can make a legacy gift to the College.  Consider making a valuable contribution to the college through your estate planning, which includes life insurance, bequests and other deferred gifts.  For further information, please call the Office of Planned Giving at 901-435-1530.


    Gifts in Kind/Transferring Assets
    You can strengthen our financial resources by transferring personal property, appreciated securities or real estate to the College.  LeMoyne-Owen College will accept the following:


    • Gifts of real estate, including personal residences, second homes, income property, and vacant land
    • Gifts of personal property, including rare books, works of art, valuable collectibles, and tangible items of demonstrable value
    • Gifts of intangible personal property, including copyrights, patents, and mineral rights


    To make a gift-in-kind or to transfer assets, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at (901) 435-1527.


    Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds
    LeMoyne-Owen College will accept gifts of appreciated securities, stocks and bonds, mutual funds, non-marketable stock and closely held stock.  To make this type of gift, please provide the following transfer instructions to your broker: 

    Insert Brokerage
    LeMoyne-Owen College Account No. 11111111
    DTC #11111
    Attention: Broker, Insert Broker Phone


    To help us track your transfer, contact Roger R. Brown, Executive Director, by email at Roger_Brown@loc.edu or by phone, at (901) 435-1527.  Please provide the following information, so we may be able to adequately track your transfer:


    • The stock name + approximate value of your gift
    • Your broker's name and phone number


    Thank you in advance for gift consideration.  Please contact us with any questions you might have.