- Office of Advancement The Office of Advancement works to raise charitable contributions, which support the mission of Pacific Lutheran University
- Donate Online Thank you for investing in PLU students. Whether you give to scholarships, academics or campus life, you help students find their passions so they can make a lasting difference in our shared world.
- Donate By Mail Thank you for investing in PLU students. Whether you give to scholarships, academics or campus life, you help students find their passions so they can make a lasting difference in our shared world.
- Endowment Endowment gifts are one of the most powerful ways you can support Pacific Lutheran University. With an endowment gift, you make a difference at PLU both now and in the future.
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Ways to Give
- Gift Planning Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for Pacific Lutheran University and its mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals.
- Matching Gifts Corporate matching gifts are a great way for PLU alumni, parents, and friends to maximize personal contributions to the University and increase the impact of their gift.
- Thrivent Choice The Thrivent Choice program lets members recommend where some of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ charitable outreach funds support. By designating your dollars to PLU, Thrivent Financial will support the PLU Annual Fund.
- Heritage Society The PLU Harstad Heritage Society honors those individuals and families who have contributed to the future of PLU by including the university in their estate plans.
- Donor Stories The generosity of our donors is vital to student success. These are their stories.
- Lute Club Gifts to the Lute Club Athletics Fund provide essential financial support by subsidizing team travel and equipment costs.
- PLU Fund With the help of the Lute community, PLU awarded approximately $53 million in financial aid this past fall. Your gifts provide access to a world-class education!
- CrowdFunding With your support, PLU educates students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership and care – for other people, for their communities, and for the earth.