Our online giving site allows you to give to Winthrop in a safe and secure environment with easy to follow steps. You can use a credit card, debit card, or enter your checking account information to make a one-time gift, set up a recurring gift and pay an existing pledge. Click here to make an online gift.

By Phone

Call 803.323.2150 and have your credit or debit card information ready.

By Mail

Please write your check payable to Winthrop University Foundation. In the memo section of your check, please include the area of designation of your gift.

Winthrop University Fountain
302 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733

Automatic Payments

Make giving to Winthrop easy by setting up automatic, recurring payments in the amount, frequency, and duration you choose. Gifts can be paid with your credit card, debit card, or checking account. Automatic payments can be set up online or by calling the Office of Development.

Stocks and Other Securities

Stocks and mutual fund gifts are another way to give to Winthrop. Not only is the gift tax deductable, but you may also avoid capital gains tax on the security. Stock gifts may include stocks held by you, stocks held by a broker or a mutual fund gift. Contact the Office of Development if you wish to make a gift of stock or other securities.

Planned Giving

Include Winthrop University in your estate planning and receive significant tax and financial benefits. Planned giving types are listed below.
  • Bequest 
  • Charitable gift annuity 
  • Charitable lead trust 
  • Life insurance 
  • Retirement plan assets 
  • Give to Winthrop from your IRA

Memorial Gifts

Honor a family member, friend, classmate, or faculty member with a gift in support of an area or program of importance to that person. You can also choose to leave the gift unrestricted for use at the University’s discretion. Memorial gifts can be made online, via phone or by mail.


Non-monetary gifts, such as books, artwork, or equipment, bring great value to the University. To donate a tangible item, please call the Office of Development for more information.