Ways to Give

Thank you for considering a gift to support The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity. 

There are many different ways you can make a gift to support the seminarians, theology graduate students, and enriching programs that are making a difference for our local, regional, and universal Church.  

Give Online

Visit our secure website to make your gift today!

Give by Mail

Send checks made out to "The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity" to the following address:

The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
Institutional Advancement
2260 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105-1094

Give by Phone

You can call the Institutional Advancement office at (651) 962-5795 or (651) 962-5791.

Please have the following information ready when you call:

  • Name on credit card
  • Type of credit card
  • Account number
  • Expiration date
  • Amount of gift

Monthly or Quarterly Recurring Gifts

Join our growing group of sustaining givers!  As a monthly or quarterly donor*, you continuously support our mission from month to month and year to year.  This regular financial support is essential to the long-term vitality of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.

There are several ways to make a recurring gift:

  • By Credit Card: Contact us at (651) 962-5795 to complete authorization or download the Credit Card Authorization Form
  • By Direct Debit: Complete the Direct Debit Authorization Form.
  • By Check: Contact us at (651) 962-5795 to make arrangements.  We will then send you a monthly/quarterly reminder with a return envelope for your payment.

*Recurring gifts continue until you inform us to stop transactions.

Make a Pledge

Make a pledge of any amount that you can pay over a period of time.  Contact Leah Santer at (651) 962-5791 to find out more information or to set up a pledge payment plan that works for you.

Gifts of Stock

When making gifts of stock, it is preferable to transfer securities electronically from your brokerage firm to The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity's account at Merrill Lynch. 

Please contact both Merrill Lynch and The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity to get more information and to ensure a smooth transfer of funds:

  • Merrill Lynch: Contact Twyla Brandel, assistant to Account Representative Mary McDougal, at (651) 298-1795.
  • The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity: Contact Leah Santer at (651) 962-5791 or leah.santer@stthomas.edu.

 

Company Matching Gifts

Make your donation go further!  Many employers match charitable gifts made by their employees.  Check with your Human Resources department to see if your employer participates in a matching gift program. 

If your company does match gifts, please submit a completed matching gift form provided by your company.

Planned Gifts

Many alumni and friends of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity support the mission by including the seminary in their estate plans.  Once realized, these gifts (often referred to as legacy gifts) provide long-term, dependable support for seminary programs. To learn more about the various options for planned gifts and how they may benefit you, please visit the Planned Giving section of our website.

Individuals who make a deferred gift or bequest to The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity join The Hill Society