The Sewanee Advancement Team is ready to help you meet your philanthropic goals, whether that is a gift to the Sewanee Fund, the establishment of an endowment through a major gift, or checking on status of your giving and outstanding pledges. Please check our staff listing to reach out to an individual or make a gift using one of the methods explained here.


Ways to Give

Online gifts

Sewanee has set up an easy and secure way to make a gift online. When visiting this site, please consider checking the box for a recurring gift. Setting up a recurring gift is easy, and it assures Sewanee's enduring strength. 


Call us at 800.367.1179 to make a gift over the phone or with questions, weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. central time. Please leave a message after hours.

Make a Pledge

Click the link below to make a pledge. We can work with you to time your pledge payment for greatest impact.

Send a Check

If you wish to make your contribution by check, send it to:

The University of the South
Office of Advancement
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383

NOTE: Be sure to designate your gift to the Sewanee Fund or other purpose on the memo line.

Planned Giving

Planned giving helps you meet your personal financial and estate planning goals by making a lifetime or charitable gift. For more information visit or find a complete guide at

Matching Gifts

Many employers will match gifts to charitable institutions. To find out if your company participates in a matching gift program, visit or check with your human resources departments to obtain the appropriate paperwork.

Gifts of Stock

Many donors wish to make gifts of stock as such gifts often have tax advantages. To discuss a stock gift, please contact us at or call 931.598.1641. For transfer instructions visit

Payroll Deduction

Sewanee employees can make a recurring gift that allows you to spread out your charitable contribution over time by setting up a payroll deduction. Payroll deduction is an easy way to make a big impact on the institution.