Give With Your Heart. Impact Lives.

The gifts you contribute, no matter the size, make a huge difference. They impact the college as a whole. They also help so many individual students and faculty members. Your contributions enable us to Think and Do on an unprecedented scale.

Private support is the difference between a good university and a great university.


Opportunities for Giving

Your contributions ensure we do our best to attract the brightest students; that we provide our students with high-impact learning experiences such as study abroad and research opportunities, that we provide real-world career experience through internships; that we recruit and retain top-notch faculty; and that we can address unforeseen challenges and opportunities as we grow and expand our extensive partnerships with communities, nonprofits, universities, businesses and governments.

The college also has numerous other funds that support specific programs across our curriculums. Whether you make an unrestricted gift to the college, to a department or to a specific program, your contribution has a real and immediate impact.​

My time abroad was life-changing. It was both a cultural and educational experience that will forever influence how I view the world and my role as a global citizen.

Chelsea Creech, Communication ‘15

Ways to Give

Online – Use our Secure Online Gift Form to make a gift by credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

MailSend your check, made payable to the NC State Foundation, Inc. On the check memo line, please indicate where you wish to direct your gift. Our mailing address is:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences 
Office of Development
Campus Box 7016
Raleigh, NC 27695-7016

EndowmentGifts to create new endowments are among the college’s top priorities.  Click here for a list a of endowment levels. For more information on establishing an endowment, please contact Marcy Engler, Executive Director of Development, at 919-515-5973 or via email at

Securities – To make a stock gift, please contact Ashley Greene, Development Specialist, at 919-515-5973 or via email at Securities must be received in one of our brokerage accounts by December 31 in order to be counted and deducted in the current calendar year.  The following information will be required: 

  • Donor name
  • ​Security name
  • Number of shares (or type of security)
  • Date of transfer
  • Transferring broker
  • Name of fund receiving gift 

Planned Gifts – The Office of Gift Planning assists donors with various types of planned giving. You can remember NC State in your will or make the university the beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust, a life insurance policy or a gift annuity. Working in conjunction with your professional advisors, our gift planning team can assist with financial, tax, retirement and estate planning to achieve your objectives. Contact the Office of Gift Planning at 919-515-5106 for assistance or visit the Office of Gift Planning website for additional information.

Click to view the suggested language for gifts to Humanities and Social Sciences through wills and trusts.

Matching Gifts – Many corporations and businesses sponsor matching gift programs that match charitable contributions made by their employees, employees’ spouses or retirees. This is a great way to double or even triple your gift to NC State.

Click here to see if you are employed by a matching gift company.

Please send completed forms to:

Matching Gifts Manager
NC State University
Advancement Services
Campus Box 7474
Raleigh, NC 27695-7474

If you have questions, please call 919-515-9084 or 888-383-0324 or email

Payroll Deduction – NC State faculty and staff: it’s easy to support one of the many Humanities and Social Sciences programs through payroll deduction! Complete the form or contact the development office for assistance.

Questions? – Call 919.515.5973 and a staff member will assist you in making your gift.