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Calendar Year-End Giving 2015—Giving Made Easy!

Because of your belief in Transylvania, our campus and curriculum are rising up to meet the 21st-century needs of our students, faculty and the lives of the communities they touch—from Lexington to the far reaches of the world. Thank you!

With December 31 upon us, please consider making a gift to Transylvania. In order to ensure that your gifts are processed before the 2015 tax deadline, we encourage you to complete your charitable giving before December 31, 2015. Please note that Transylvania’s campus will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2015, and reopen Monday, January 4, 2016.

Ways to Give

  • Credit card—Online credit card gifts must be made by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, December 31, 2015. To ensure that all credit card gifts are processed before the 2015 tax deadline, please make your gift online (www.transy.edu/giving) instead of mailing credit card information to the development office.
  • Check—If you prefer to make your gift with a check, make it payable to Transylvania University and mail it to: Development Office, Transylvania University, 300 North Broadway, Lexington, KY 40508. Envelopes must be postmarked by Thursday, December 31, 2015, to count as a 2015 income tax deduction. Please check with your local post office to determine holiday hours. Checks or cash may also be dropped off in person by Friday, December 18, 2015, before 5 p.m., the last day our office will be open before the holidays.
  • Securities—Securities must be received and in the university account by December 31, 2015, to be deductible in 2015.  Most brokerage firms will be closed on December 31, so please contact your broker in advance.
    Please provide the following information when you transfer securities:

    Legal Name: Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
    Federal ID #: 61-0444825
    Broker: Charles Schwab
    DTC #:
    0164 code 40
    Account #: 4364-1856
    Broker Contact:
       Steve Whitcomb
       Charles Schwab
       Lexington, KY
       (859) 224-0547

    Please ask your broker to note on the transfer that the shares are coming from you so we may promptly credit you with the gift.

Have questions? Feel free to contact a staff member listed below.

Kirk Purdom, vice president for advancement, (859) 233-8551, kpurdom@transy.edu.
Kara Covert ’90, associate vice president for advancement, (859) 233-8402, kcovert@transy.edu
John Davis, director of development, (859) 281-3565, jldavis@transy.edu

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