Ways to Give

Make your gift today!

Give online

It's quick and easy to give online. Choose which area(s) you would like to support and complete our simple online form.

Call us at 1-740-245-7200

We're happy to talk with you if you have questions or need help with your gift. Please have your credit card ready if you would like to make a gift today.

Mail a check

Send checks payable to:
University of Rio Grande
Office of Institutional Advancement
PO Box 500
Rio Grande, OH 45674

Monthly giving and Installments

Break up your gift into monthly or quarterly installments or balance your gift with a monthly, recurring gift. Installments and monthly gifts are charged automatically to your credit or debit card for your convenience. Make your gift online and select "Pledge to Give" to set up an installment or a monthly gift.

Talk to us about your gift

Considering a substantial gift commitment to Rio? We're happy to answer your questions and help you along the way.

Creating an Endowed Gift

An endowment fund is a permanent, self-sustaining source of funding. Endowment assets are invested. Each year, a portion of the value of the fund is paid out to support the fund’s purpose, and any earnings in excess of this distribution are used to build the fund’s market value. In this way, an endowment fund can grow and provide support for its designated purpose in perpetuity. When you establish an endowment fund, you create a permanent legacy of support for Rio.

Make a gift of securities

Gifts of stocks, bonds, or mutual funds are tax-deductible to the full extent of the Internal Revenue Code. Call Ashley Knight, Director of Institutional Advancement at 1-740-245-7200.

Bequests, trusts, and planned gifts

Let our Office help you with smart plans to sustain your personal and financial goals through Trusts, Estates, and Gift Planning. We will fulfill your hopes for the people and programs you care about at Rio. Contact Ashley Knight, Director of Institutional Advancement at 1-740-245-7200.

Support College priorities

Your gift can be used where the needs and opportunities are greatest. Contact Ashley Knight, Director of Institutional Advancement at 1-740-245-7200.

Employee Gift Matching

Contact your personnel office 

Not sure if your company matches charitable contributions? Your personnel office will either provide the appropriate form, or you can give verbal notification of your gift.

Complete form or online request

If your company uses an application form or online request procedure, complete the appropriate section(s).

Send us your information

Email your form to us or send it in the mail for processing by the Rio Institutional Advancement.

We'll do the rest!

We will complete our section and forward it to your corporate matching gift office for processing.

Making a gift from outside the US?

Please call our office for more information at 1-740-245-7200.

Contact Us

We're happy to answer any questions you may have.

Ashley Knight

  • Director of Institutional Advancement