Ways to Give

There are many ways you can make a lasting contribution to Butler University. Gifts from alumni, parents, students and friends of Butler University sustain the university and support our unique learning community. Charitable giving is a creative process that can change as your needs and wishes change. Your gift to the university can be applied to any college, program or project you choose.

Gift Policies

Updated October 2022

Payment Methods

Give Online

Making an online gift via credit card is quick, easy, and secure. You can make a one-time, multi-payment, or recurring gift.

Make an online gift now!

Give by Phone

Call us at 800-368-6852 ext. 9469 or 317-940-9469 and a member of our team will assist you. Prefer that we call you? Send us your name and phone number and a team member will give you a call!

You can also make a gift via our Call Center! During the academic year, Butler students personally reach out to donors to talk about the positive impact philanthropy has had on their time at Butler. Our Call Center number is 317-940-9962–be sure to answer so that you can speak with a Bulldog!

Give by Mail

Please make your check payable to Butler University and mail it to:

Butler University
University Advancement
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Please indicate the designation for your gift in the memo line.

Stocks and Securities

Gifts of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds that have appreciated in value may allow you to avoid capital gains taxes while receiving a tax deduction. Learn more.

Estate and Planned Gifts

Planned gifts allow you to show your support and appreciation for Butler’s mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals. Learn more.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please enter your company name here.

Payroll Deduction

Butler University Faculty and Staff wishing to make a gift to Butler through a payroll deduction may do so by filling out this online form.