Year End Giving

Consider Making a Charitable Gift

As the current year closes and a new tax year begins, consider making a charitable gift to the University of South Carolina Upstate. Learn how you can give, check important deadlines and find key information, including the university's Federal Tax ID Number.

Making an Online Gift via Credit Card

Any gift completed online through our secure site by midnight on Dec. 31, will qualify for this tax year.

Make an Online Gift

Making a Gift by Check through the Mail

If you prefer to give with a check delivered by the U.S. Postal Service, your gift must be postmarked by midnight on Dec. 31, for it to qualify as a gift for this tax year.

Checks should be made payable to the USC Upstate Foundation and mailed to:
USC Upstate Foundation
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Making a Gift of Stock and Appreciated Securities

If you'd like to make a donation of stock and appreciated securities, please instruct your broker to provide the following information along with your donation:

  • Your name
  • Name of your brokerage firm
  • Name of stock and number of shares being donated
  • Name of project the gift is designated for and the fund number the stock should be credited to
  • Your broker can electronically transfer securities from your brokerage account to one of the USC Foundations brokerage account:

Receiving Institution: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Account Title: USC Upstate Foundation, Inc.
EIN#: 57-0555699
833-106668 DTC# 0015
Primary Contact: Christina Amor, Registered Client Service Associate
Phone: 864-594-3443 or 800-934-0340
NOTE: For proper gift credit, please include the donor’s name.

To complete this transaction, please contact us to confirm your USC Upstate gift designation. Please share with us the name, number and type of shares that the university will be receiving as your donation, so we can ensure that you receive a timely receipt and that your gift is used for the purpose you designate. Please send an email to both Benita Hopkins at benitah@uscupstate.edu as well as Yolanda Robinson at robinsyj@uscupstate.edu of the University Advancement Office to ensure that your gift is processed properly.

Contact Us

Benita A. Hopkins
Associate Vice-Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations
Phone: 864-503-5260
Email: benitah@uscupstate.edu