How to Give

Cash Gifts

The Foundation accepts checks, cash, and money orders. Please make checks payable to the Harper College Educational Foundation and mail to Harper College Educational Foundation, 1200 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067

Credit Card Gifts

Giving online is a secure and quick way to make your donation. You may designate a fund to support, just as you would if making a cash gift. Ready to make a gift? Access our secure online gift form. If you prefer, call us at 847.925.6490 to make your gift personally.

Tribute Gifts

You can make a gift in memory of someone or in honor of a special person or occasion in your life. If making a gift online, just complete the section regarding tribute gifts. We can even notify someone about your gift. If mailing your gift, please include a note about whom you are honoring, and whom you would like us to notify about your gift.

Scholarship Gifts

Scholarships can be created through the Harper College Educational Foundation to support students as they work toward achieving their dreams. The Foundation offers both endowed scholarships and annual scholarships. Learn more

Matching Gifts

Some companies may match your gift to education. Check with your Human Resources Department; complete the application form, and mail it with your check. We'll do the rest.

Stock Gifts

Stock gifts are accepted by the Foundation. They are valued at the closing price on the day received as reported in The Wall Street Journal. Please open the attached form for instructions on how to transfer stock to the Harper College Educational Foundation. Stock Transfer Form .PDF 

Corporate and Foundation Gifts

Each year, corporate and foundation gifts make a critical difference in helping Harper College students. To learn about how your company or foundation can support students through scholarships, event sponsorship or in-kind donations, please contact Harper College Educational Foundation at 847.925.6490.

Planned Gifts and Bequests

Many people have included Harper College in their estate plans. A planned gift to Harper is a thoughtfully prepared way to help the students and the programs of Harper through getting the most out of your own financial and estate plan. Your values in life can become your legacy in this community.

For information on any of the above giving opportunities or your charitable estate gifts to Harper, please contact the Harper College Educational Foundation at 847.925.6490.

Real Estate and Appreciated Personal Property

Multi-task your assets! Your property may help support the programs and students of Harper during or after your lifetime. To find out more information, please contact Harper College Educational Foundation at 847.925.6490.