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Other Gift Options


Honor/Memorial Gift

Cleveland State University will process donations made in honor of, or in memory of, your loved ones. Cleveland State University will send notification of the gift to both parties. Please contact Adrienne Clark at 216.687.3557 or


Examples include library materials and classroom equipment. Please contact John Petrus, JD, CPA, at 216.523.7240 or


(Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Stock Shares and Privately Held Corporations)
In addition to income tax savings, you can also avoid capital gains tax if you have owned the securities for more than 12 months. Please contact John Petrus, JD, CPA, at 216.523.7240 or

Stock Transfer Instructions

Real Estate

You may donate property outright, which is used by the University or sold, and the proceeds used for support of the University. You may also retain occupancy of the property for life, but give your primary or vacation home to the University for its future benefit. For more information, contact Julie Rehm at 216.523.7275 or

Donor-Advised Funds

Consider recommending a grant to the Cleveland State University Foundation through a donor-advised fund. Contact your DAF directly or make a recommendation to CSU via DAF Direct. For more information please contact David Pratt at

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