FAQ

How can I make a gift?

By mail:
THE KING’S UNIVERSITY
Main Campus
2121 E. Southlake Blvd
Southlake, TX 76092

By phone:
Call 817.722.1651 to charge by phone.

Online:
Stock or mutual fund transfers may be given online by clicking here.

How do I make a gift of stock?

You may make a gift of stock through our online form or by contacting:

THE KING’S UNIVERSITY
Main Campus
2121 E. Southlake Blvd
Southlake, TX 76092
817.722.1651

Email: bryan.chambers@tku.edu

 

What is planned giving?

Planned giving encompasses a variety of philanthropic strategies that help you provide for charity while also advancing your own financial and personal objectives. For more information please visit the Planned Giving page.

What are some types of planned gifts?

Life Income Gifts:
The King’s University pays an income stream for life or a term of years.

Bequests:
Bequests are made primarily through gifts of cash, securities, real estate, and tangible personal property.

Retirement Plans:
King’s is designated as a beneficiary of the remainder or a percentage of the remainder of your retirement plan.

Other Creative Ways to Give:
Charitable lead trusts and other options.

For more information on ways to make a planned gift, please contact Bryan Chambers at 817.722.1651 or bryan.chambers@tku.edu

Are international donations accepted?

Yes. King’s University accepts both checks and credit cards.

Are donations tax-deductible in the United States?

Yes. (Gift donations only).

Do donations qualify for tax deductions in other countries?

Yes. (Please seek your own tax counsel regarding the amount).

Will I receive a receipt?

Anyone who donates a gift of any amount will receive a receipt from the King’s University Business office. The receipt is generated once the donation has been processed and is mailed to the donor.

What if I need a duplicate receipt?

Please contact Bryan Chambers at 817.722.1651 or bryan.chambers@tku.edu

How can I find out if my company will match my gift?
  • The Benefits or Human Resources Office of the donor’s employer (or the donor’s spouse’s employer) will be able to provide necessary information on the company’s Matching Gift Program and the method the company uses to process matching requests.
  • According to University policy, matching gifts will be credited to the same fund as the donor’s original gift, unless:
    • The donor requests otherwise
    • The policies of the company prohibit matching gifts to particular funds.
How do I get my company to match my gift?
  • A matching gift is when an individual gives to a nonprofit organization and their employer donates an equal or greater amount to the same organization. A matching gift is a great way for a donor to increase his or her contribution to King’s University.
  • Companies have various methods by which they can submit their matching gift requests to King’s. These include:
    • paper forms
    • online forms (which the donor can print from the internet)
    • phone verification systems
Can I make a confidential donation?

Yes. Please let us know if you wish that your gift remain confidential.

Can I make a gift in honor or in memory of someone?

Yes. Gifts in memory or in honor of an individual can be made during one’s lifetime or through bequests. Please indicate this preference while making your gift, and please include honoree’s class year, as appropriate.