Year-End Charitable Giving – Asbury University
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In this joyous season of giving, we hope you will consider investing in Asbury University to make an impact in the lives of the next generation of leaders seeking a Christ-centered education. To ensure your year-end gift qualifies to receive tax benefits for calendar year 2020, please refer to the guide below.

Gifts by Credit Card

Asbury University accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. IRS guidelines require that credit card transactions be completed/charged by 11:59 p.m. on December 31 to qualify as a tax-deductible contribution for the calendar year.

Online Gift

A convenient way to ensure that your year-end gift to Asbury University is received on time is to make a secure credit card gift online at Your gift needs to be made by 11:59 p.m. on December 31 (based on the time zone in which the gift is made).

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Phoned-in Credit Card Gifts

Phoned-in credit card gifts must be received no later than 10 p.m. EST on December 31. To make a gift by phone during normal business hours, call (859) 858-5136. After hours or when the University is closed for the holiday, call (859) 608-1253 to speak with a member of the Development Team. You can also make a secure gift online anytime at

Mailed-in Credit Card Gifts

If mailing a credit card gift, it must be received in the Development Office on or before December 31 in order to be charged. We recommend the gift be mailed to Asbury no later than December 17. Mail to: Asbury University, Office of Development, One Macklem Drive, Wilmore, KY 40390. To ensure accurate processing, please include a completed giving form. Download the form: Asbury Giving Form (Adobe PDF)

Gifts by Check

Contributions mailed via U.S. Postal Service with an envelope postmark and check date on or before December 31 will qualify as a charitable gift for the calendar year. Please make your check payable to Asbury University. Please include a completed giving form to ensure accurate processing and mail to:

Asbury University
Office of Development
One Macklem Drive
Wilmore, KY 40390

Other delivery

Gifts sent through private shipping companies (i.e., FedEx, UPS) or hand-delivered must be received by Asbury University on or before December 31.

Giving form

To ensure accurate processing, please complete and include our giving form with your contribution. Download the form: Asbury Giving Form (Adobe PDF)

Giving Securities

Giving stocks that are worth more than you paid for them may result in additional tax savings. Stock transfers initiated and received on or before the close of the market on December 31. To ensure proper gift credit to you, please notify us in advance when you are ready to make a transfer. For more information regarding stock transfers, please visit our Giving Securities page.

Questions about year-end giving or supporting Asbury University

Please call the Development Office at (859) 858‑5136 during normal business hours, or call (859) 608‑1253 when the office is closed to speak with a member of our team. You can also send an email to


This information should not be construed as investment, tax or legal advice. Before making your charitable gift, please consult with your financial, legal and other advisors.