Ways To Give

Gifts to the College come in all forms and sizes and ensure that the Roanoke experience continues for current and future students.

Types of Gifts

Contributors can find a number of advantageous ways to give to Roanoke, including gifts of cash, securities, bequests and deferred gifts, life insurance, gifts-in-kind, real estate or other appreciated assets.

Payment Options

Giving to Roanoke is easy. Gifts to Roanoke College can be made by cash, check, credit card, securities and appreciated asset transfers, electronic withdrawal or direct debit.

Planned Giving

By including the College in your estate plans, you can benefit from your assets during your lifetime and still make a lasting impact on the institution’s future. Plan your gift by naming Roanoke College as a beneficiary of bequests, charitable trusts, life insurance policies, charitable gift annuities and retained life estates.

Named Endowments

Endowment gifts are the most long-lasting gifts anyone can make to Roanoke College. Learn about the giving levels necessary to fund chairs, professorships, program endowments and scholarships.

Recognition Opportunities

Roanoke acknowledges your generosity through membership in giving societies such as the Roanoke Circle, Society of 1842, Associates Program, Young Associates and Maroon Club. Learn more about these societies and the other ways you can be recognized for your gifts.


Matching Gifts

Find out how you may be able to double or triple the size of your gift through matching programs available through select employers.