2021 Year End Giving

As you consider your final gifts of the 2021 tax year, thank you for remembering Oregon State University! Every gift helps create a better future for our students, our state, and our world.

Gifts can be given over the phone, through the mail, hand delivered, or made online.

OSU Foundation
4238 SW Research Way
Corvallis, OR 97333-1068
800-354-7281 or 541-737-1872

Important Deadlines

OSU Foundation office hours for the end of the year (all times Pacific):

December 27 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 28 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 29 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 30 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 31 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Gifts may be hand-delivered or phoned in to the OSUF Corvallis office until 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time on December 30. Note: Our office is open but with limited onsite staff due to COVID precautions.


Gifts made by check must be postmarked by Friday, December 31. Please write checks to the "OSU Foundation" and indicate which fund you are supporting on the memo line.

Credit Cards:

Gifts made by credit card can be made by calling our offices during listed business hours, or made online before 9 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, December 31, but please remember that the legal date of the gift for a credit card donation is the date the bank authorizes the charge.

Gifts of Securities:

Securities received by the OSU Foundation’s brokerage account by December 31 will be eligible for a 2021 tax deduction. Note that securities transfers should be initiated at least a week in advance of year end. Contact Kevin Harvey with questions.

Gifts from IRAs/ IRA Charitable Rollover:

Donors wishing to take advantage of the IRA Charitable Rollover provision for 2021 must ensure the funds are transferred and received by the OSU Foundation by Friday, December 31. Contact Darla Meyers with questions.

Not sure what area to support?

Visit our Giving Opportunities pages to learn about priority initiatives at Oregon State.

Questions about how to make your gift?

Check out our list of frequently asked questions. If you can't find what you are looking for there, contact us by phone during business hours at 800-354-7281 or email us.