Ways to Give

By Credit Card

The easiest and most convenient way to make a contribution is by credit card. The online giving form is fast, safe, and secure. The College accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.


Mail in a Check

Please make your check payable to the Chestnut Hill College and mail it to the following address.  Note any special designation on the memo line of your check.   

Chestnut Hill College
Office of Institutional Advancement

PO Box 41552
Philadelphia, PA 19101-1552


Matching Gifts

You can increase your level of support with a Matching Gift!  If you or your spouse is an employee or retiree of an organization with a matching gift program, you could double and sometimes triple the impact of your gift. Please contact your company’s personnel office for information.


Stock and/or Mutual Funds

Gifts of stock and/or mutual funds are welcomed at Chestnut Hill College. Notify your broker to wire transfer your stock gift to:

DTC #901 

Institutional ID #94679 

A/C #302466 

A/C Name:  The Haverford Trust Company 

Reference:  Chestnut Hill College Subaccount / A/C #011653 


In order for you to receive the appropriate acknowledgement for your gift, the College must be notified of the following information in writing, via fax, email or by mail as soon as possible after the transfer of securities: 

  • Name of Donor(s) 
  • Date of Transfer
  • Name of Securities          
  • Number of Shares           
  • Purpose of Gift/Restrictions, if any  

    If you have any questions, contact Denise Costello at 215.248.7089.  Our fax number is 215.248.7196.  


    Payroll Deduction

    Chestnut Hill College faculty and staff may request to make their gifts to the College through a convenient payroll deduction. Simply print and complete this form to set up or change the amount of your payroll deduction.  Please return to Chuck Watkins, Advancement Office, Saint Joseph Hall.


    Please note:

    • Your gift is tax deductible.
    • You will receive an annual summary of your payroll deductions in January.


    Other Planned Gifts 

    • IRA Accounts
    • Life Insurance Policies
      You can transfer ownership of a paid-up life insurance policy to Chestnut Hill College. 
    • Real Estate
      You can deed your home, a commercial building, or investment property to Chestnut Hill College. 
    • Appreciated Property
      You can transfer a valuable painting, antiques, collectibles or other personal property to Chestnut Hill College.
    • Bequests
      Continue the tradition. Help ensure a Chestnut Hill College education for future generations by remembering the College as a beneficiary in your Will. The College may be named as a recipient to receive a percentage of your estate or if you prefer, a specific amount can be designated. Click here to learn more.
    • Gifts That Pay You Income
      Life income plans enable you to make a meaningful gift to Chestnut Hill College while receiving significant income and tax benefits. There are several different types of life income gift arrangements available. These include charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities, and charitable lead trusts. Click here to learn more.  


    For more information on how you can keep Chestnut Hill College on the move, feel free to contact:


    Chuck Watkins 

    Director of the Griffin Fund
    at 215.753.3692 or by e-mail at watkinsc@chc.edu 


    For more information on how you can make a planned gift to Chestnut Hill College, visit our Planned Giving site or contact:

    Mary Theresa Shevland, SSJ
    Director of Planned Giving
    at 215.753.3617 or by e-mail at shevlandm@chc.edu 


    Office Fax: 215.248.7196