Ways to Give

Ways to Give

There are a variety of methods for making a gift to Ohio State.


Our safe, secure online giving site allows donors to search or browse through thousands of funds to quickly and easily make a gift.

Make a one-time gift
Pay a pledge

By Mail

To send a gift by mail, download a giving form. Mail completed form—and check, if applicable—to:

The Ohio State University Foundation
1480 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH 43221

If sending a check, please make payable to The Ohio State University Foundation.

By Phone

Call 614-292-2141 and have your credit or debit card information ready.

Electronically Scheduled

To set up an electronic funds transfer, call 614-292-2141. This method of giving allows you to make a one-time or recurring gift without writing a check.

Payroll Deduction

In addition to making one-time gifts via credit card or check, Ohio State employees may give to the university by setting up a payroll deduction. To do so, visit the Campus Campaign online giving site or download a Campus Campaign giving form.


Never email or fax your credit card information. Security standards at Ohio State require that you only submit credit card information through our secure online form or over the phone at 614-292-2141.

The Ohio State University
Foundation has 501(c)(3)
non-profit tax exempt status,
with a federal tax ID number
of 31-1145986.


The But for Ohio State campaign is a $2.5 billion fundraising endeavor that invites those who believe in Ohio State to invest in our students, our faculty, and our potential.

*Gifts through April 30, 2015


—Suyash Khanuilkar, Class of 2013