Give a Gift

School of Continuing Education (SCE) is fully committed to serving the lifetime learning needs in our region.  Please join us in this commitment by making a tax-deductible gift to the School of Continuing Education today.  There are many ways to give to the School of Continuing Education:

Check – Make your check payable to the EIU Foundation and write where you want it directed to on the memo line of your check. 

Credit Card – Using Visa, MasterCard, or Discover, you can call us toll free at  866-581-3313 to make a gift.

Online GivingClick here to be taken to our secure site and give a gift to Eastern Illinois University online.

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) – Through EFT, you can spread the cost of your annual support over the course of a year by authorizing your bank to transfer to Eastern a monthly amount that you’ve predetermined.  Just click here for the Electronic Funds Transfer form

Payroll Deductions (for EIU employees only) – Through payroll deductions, you can spread the cost of your annual support over the course of a year by authorizing the Payroll Office to transfer to Eastern a monthly amount that you’ve predetermined.  Just complete a Payroll Deduction Authorization Card and forward it to the Payroll Office.

Gifts-in-Kind – You may make a gift of stock, real estate, artwork, vehicles, equipment, technology, software, consumable supplies, etc.

Planned Gifts – You may make a gift to EIU in your estate plans.  Planned gifts include bequests in your will, life insurance, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, etc.  Some planned gifts provide an income and tax deduction to you during your lifetime and then, at death, make a gift to EIU.  For more information about planned gift opportunities, please contact:  Brad Green, 217-581-5250, bjgreen@eiu.edu.

Alumni and friends of the School of Continuing Education who make annual gifts to SCE are recognized in SCE’s Lifelong Learning Society:

            Dean’s Level    $100
            Member’s Level  $30

Those in both levels of giving receive the SCE newsletter and other publications.  Those in the Dean’s Society are invited to an on-campus reception.

Scholarships
The following are established scholarships in the School of Continuing Education that we are seeking donations:

  • BGS Degree Completion Scholarship
  • School of Continuing Education Alumni Fund
  • School of Continuing Education Staff Scholarship

To learn more about these scholarships or to create your own scholarship (endowed or annual), please contact Brad Green, 217-581-5250, bjgreen@eiu.edu.  Gifts to scholarships can be made via check, online, payroll deduction or through your estate.

Your giving provides the “margin of excellence” for the School of Continuing Education and the adults we serve.  With your support, the School of Continuing Education is changing the lives of the adult learners at Eastern Illinois University!  For additional information about how you can support the School of Continuing Education, please contact:        

Brad Green
Director of Development 
School of Continuing Education
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL  61920-3099
217-581-5250  (office)
bjgreen@eiu.edu