Gifts of Stocks and Bonds

A gift of appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy way for you to make a gift to California Lutheran University.

Benefits of Your Gift:

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction
  • Enjoy possible increased income
  • Help advance Cal Lutheran's mission

Making Your Gift

You can choose to give by mail or electronic transfer. Please contact us for delivery instructions to make a transfer from your brokerage account to Cal Lutheran. If you hold securities in certificate form, you will need to use two envelopes to complete your gift. In the first, place the unsigned stock certificate(s). In the other, include a signed stock power for each certificate. You may obtain this from your broker or bank. Please remember to use certified mail.

Additional Giving Instructions

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Annual Fund

CLU Annual Fund

The CLU Annual Fund allows you to support the University's growth and consistent high-quality education.

CLU Annual Fund

Scholarships

Scholarships

A Cal Lutheran education changes lives. When you support student scholarships you can change lives too.

Scholarships

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Special Gifts

Leave a lasting legacy through special gifts that are specific to your interests.

Special Gifts

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Planned Giving

Planned gifts, such as bequests and annuities, can be a wonderful way to provide for your family's future as well as the future of Cal Lutheran.

Planned Giving