Giving to Mercer
Private giving supports Mercer in its mission to equip students to change the world. The generosity of our alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends grants opportunities and transforms lives. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference at Mercer.
Charitable Giving Incentive
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, H.R. 133: The bill extends and modifies the $300 charitable deduction for non-itemizers for 2021 and increases the maximum amount that may be deducted to $600 for married couples filing jointly. The bill also lifts the existing cap on annual contributions for those who itemize, raising it from 60 percent of adjusted gross income to 100 percent.*
*Please consult with your professional tax advisor on the potential tax benefits of your gifts.
Ways To Give
Alumni, parents and friends give to Mercer in a variety of ways including checks, credit cards, electronic fund transfers and gifts of stocks and securities or other assets.
Whether you make a gift to The Mercer Fund, give to an online crowdfunding campaign, participate in the Greek Challenge, create an endowed fund, or give through Phonathon, there are a variety of ways to get involved in supporting Mercer.
Aspire Capital Campaign
Aspire: The Campaign for Mercer University seeks to secure financial resources that will empower Mercer, already emerging among the Southeast’s elite private universities, to become an international leader in deploying its intellectual capital to better serve the needs of humankind.
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