There are many ways to make a gift to South Texas College of Law. Some have added benefits for the donor depending on his or her age, type of asset contributed, and the form of gift selected. South Texas College of Law works with each donor to establish the most beneficial gift the donor, for the donor's family, and the law school.
South Texas College of Law is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational institution. Gifts to South Texas are tax deductible, but please contact your tax advisor regarding the circumstances of your particular contribution.
The easiest way to support South Texas College of Law is to make an outright gift of cash. You can print a form here—Giving Form—to enclose with your gift. Checks should be made payable to South Texas College of Law and mailed to:
Office of Development and Alumni Relations
South Texas College of Law
1303 San Jacinto Street
Houston, Texas 77002-7006
One of the most convenient ways to give to South Texas College of Law is by making a gift online using your credit or debit card. It is a safe and secure means of making an immediate gift to the College. You can also set up automatic deductions. Make an online gift now .
Gifts of securities afford donors an attractive means of giving to South Texas College of Law. Donors receive a tax deduction for the market value of the securities, computed on the day of transfer, while avoiding payment of capital gains on the appreciated value of the stock. If the securities are held by your bank or broker, it is usually best to transfer them electronically via the Depository Trust Co. (DTC) system. First, contact the STCL Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 713-646-1803 and provide the following information:
Your name and address
The name and ticker symbol of the security
The number of shares
The purpose of your gift
The College will provide you or your broker with the banking account information needed to complete the transfer.
Donors of securities are encouraged to consult their brokers or advisers.
Many employers match the gift their employees make to South Texas College of Law. Please check with your employer's Human Resources Department to find out if your company will match your gift, and to get the proper form to submit when making your gift to South Texas.
A planned gift for South Texas College of Law is a major gift that is structured and that integrates sound personal, financial, and estate-planning concepts with the donor's plans for lifetime or testamentary giving. Planned gifts can increase current income for the donor or others, reduce the donor's income tax, and enable the donor to avoid capital gains tax and pass assets to his or her family at a reduced tax cost, while supporting the College.
Individuals interested in making a planned gift to South Texas are encouraged to consult their legal and financial advisers. Suggested bequest wording to present to one’s attorney could read:
“After fulfilling all other provisions, I give, devise, and bequeath ___% of the remainder of my estate or trust [or $_______, if a specific amount] to South Texas College of Law [Tax ID# 74-1554976], a charitable organization incorporated under the laws of Texas, and presently having offices at 1303 San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX 77002.”
The Office of Development and Alumni Relations can assist in helping you make planned gifts that suit you and your family's needs. For more information on the College's Planned Giving Program, please contact Kim Parker, at 713-646-1803 or email@example.com.