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Ways to Give

To meet your individual philanthropic needs, Mount Saint Mary’s University accepts gifts of all kinds.


Making a contribution online is safe and convenient when placing your gift on a credit or debit card. You you can make a one-time donation or set up recurring gifts.


Mount Saint Mary's University
Institutional Advancement
Doheny Campus
10 Chester Place
Los Angeles, CA 90007


Gifts of stocks and bonds can offer special charitable opportunities for donors. When you give appreciated securities, you avoid the capital gains tax that would have been due with a profitable sale. Please contact Kevin A. Barry, Senior Director of Development, at 213.477.2875 or for detailed instructions before making a stock transfer.

Legacy Gifts

Create a legacy gift in your estate plan that continues to empower and inspire students. To help you get started on your plans and legacy, you can use FreeWill, an online tool that guides you through the process of creating a legally valid will or trust. Easy to use, accessible online, and can be completed in 20 minutes. Start your will today!

For more information on other giving vehicles that can help you meet your financial needs and make an impact on MSMU, please visit

IRA Charitable Rollover

Supporters 70.5 or older with a traditional IRA are eligible to make a tax-free donation to Mount Saint Mary’s - Los Angeles directly from their IRAs. These gifts are tax-free, regardless of whether or not you itemize deductions on your tax return.

You can use our online tool to make your tax-free donation online, print out the forms you need to complete the gift offline, or learn more about the benefits of giving from your IRA.
Learn more about IRA donations today!

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many employers will often match charitable gifts made by their current employees, or retirees, and their spouse. Some companies will double or even triple your gift! Please contact your human resources office to learn more or visit to see if your company will provide a match.

In Memory or In Honor

When you make a contribution to Mount Saint Mary's, you may honor or remember a special loved one, friend, faculty member or sister. Indicate the person's name and address online or in the memo line of your check and we will be happy to notify them of your thoughtful generosity.