Are donations tax-deductible in the United States?
Yes! Ave Maria University is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Do donations qualify for tax deductions in other countries?
Yes, but please consult your tax advisor regarding charitable donation deductions and guidelines.
Can I send a donation by mail?
Absolutely, please address your envelope to….
Ave Maria University
Attention: Gift Processing
5050 Ave Maria Blvd.
Ave Maria FL 34142
Does the size of my gift matter to AMU?
We appreciate each and every donation and they all matter to us. Your gift, no matter the size, helps Ave ensure excellence now and in the future!
Can my donation be anonymous?
Yes it can! Simply click the ANONYMOUS button when entering your giving details.
How can I make a bequest?
Learn more about bequests here
What if I want to donate to something not specified on the website?
No problem! Specify the project, building, or cause you would like to support in the note box when entering your giving details.
How do I know if my company has a matching gifts program?
You can use our gift matching database to look your company up here. You will be given this option again when you are entering your giving details.
What is Ave Maria University’s Tax ID number, also known as an EIN?
Who should I contact if I have questions?
Please contact our Office of Institutional Advancement at (239) 280-2574.
What are the benefits of donating online?
Online giving can be a great way for Ave Maria to receive donations. Credit card donations allow gifts to be processed more quickly and provide a convenient way for our donors to give, saving our donors time and money on postage.
How do I find the location of my paver or locating stone?
Can I donate in honor of someone?
Yes! Celebrate every joyous occasion with a gift to Ave Maria University. Please include the name and address of the person in whose honor you are making the donation so that we can inform them of your gift. The amount of your gift will not be disclosed.
Can I donate in memory of a beloved family member or friend?
Yes! Please include the name of the person in whose memory you are making the donation and the name and address of the family so that we can inform them of your gift. The amount of your gift will not be disclosed.