Donnelly students

Ways to Give

All gifts, of all sizes, are important to Donnelly and impact Donnelly students. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Give a Gift Today

By Phone

Call: (913) 621-8744

Send to:
Office of Advancement 
608 North 18th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66102

Jerome Society

The Jerome Society is a network of alumni and friends of Donnelly College who are our most loyal and generous patrons for our students. The Society includes individuals, foundations and organizations who commit to an annual minimum $1,000 gift to the Donnelly Fund. The Donnelly Fund sustains our mission each year, supporting our most urgent needs, annual programs and student services.

More information can be found here


SHINE, Donnelly's premier celebration to raise funds for the students and mission of Donnelly College is always the first Thursday in October. Learn more.

Endowed Scholarships, Student Activities & Programs

Create or contribute to an existing scholarship fund, or help fund a specific academic program or a student activity. Contact us about your specific interests and we will work with you to find a solution.

Planned Giving and Legacy Society

Gifts of all sizes are welcomed through planned gifts, whether through stated amounts in a will or estate plan, or as a portion of a life insurance policy. A planned legacy gift allows you to provide future Donnelly students with support beyond your lifetime. Learn more.


Gifts to the Endowment are an effective way to ensure that your gift will continue to provide support for years to come. Endowment gifts can be made to the College, or to specific programs or scholarship funds.

Gifts of Stock 

Your gift of appreciated securities may offer special tax benefits, including the elimination of capital gains tax on the appreciated portion of stock gifts. This type of giving is simple and can be completed within a few days. To make a gift contact:

Tony Twyman
Senior Philanthropic Relationship Manager
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Phone: (816) 292-4342
Fax: (816) 292-4375
Send an email

In-Kind Support

Gifts of goods and services are another important way that you can help support Donnelly, and receive a tax-deductible benefit. 

Need more information? Contact: 

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Emily K. Buckley

Vice President of Advancement