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It is quick and easy to give online! You can make an immediate impact in the lives of NKU students with an online tax-deductible gift today. You may choose a one-time or ongoing gift and designate it to the college or fund of your choice.

Mail or Phone

To give by check, mail your gift along with a  completed gift form  to Advancement Services, AC 239, 5320 Campus Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099. To make your gift by phone, contact us at (859) 572-6062.  

Payroll Deduction

NKU faculty and staff have the opportunity to support students through payroll deduction. It is an easy, convenient way to support your college, program, students and the university overall. Learn more about faculty and staff giving.   

Monthly Giving

Giving a little at a time makes a big impact! By setting up a monthly gift, you will continue to impact the lives of students every day – now and in the future. $10 a month becomes $120 per year; $25 a month has an annual impact of $300. And if you give $83.33 per month, you’ll contribute $1,000 a year and become a member of the President’s Society. It just takes a few minutes to set up your gift online. If you have questions about your gift, contact Judy Caldwell, director of annual giving, at (859) 572-5489 or

Honor or Memorial Gifts

Recognize someone special with a memorial or tribute gift. We will send a note to the family of the honoree to acknowledge your special gift. Give online, mail your gift using a gift form, or call (859) 572-6062.  

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match philanthropic gifts made by their employees. Matching gifts can double or triple the impact of your gift. Ask your employer if they have a matching gift program.

Planned Giving

There are many ways to make current and future gifts by utilizing your assets. Planned giving includes gifts of real estate, personal property, life insurance, charitable remainder trusts and more. For information on how you can make a lasting gift to NKU, visit


Donors who wish to ensure a particular program, scholarship or initiative remains viable over the life of the university may consider establishing an endowed fund with the NKU Foundation. With a gift of $25,000 or more, an endowed fund can create a source of financial support for a designated purpose in perpetuity. For information, please contact us at (859) 572-6062 or


Impact NKU is the university’s crowdfunding program. Students, faculty and staff can light the way for students by hosting a project. It is a fun way to raise funds for the college or fund of your choice. Learn more by visiting or contact Andi Sharp, associate director of annual giving, at (859) 572-7530 or