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Ways to Give

There are many ways to make a difference in the lives of our students. Your gift to Washington College helps us provide the learning opportunities that will support our students’ transformation into tomorrow’s leaders.


Text @WASHCOLL to 52014. The system will then ask for your dollar amount and credit card information. After the first time of entering your credit card information, the system will securely store it for future quick texts. Messaging and data rates may apply. Want to designate your donation to a specific area of the college? Use these hashtags.

Credit Card

Make your gift by visiting our secure online giving site.

Any credit card information a donor provides for online donation transactions is immediately encrypted and used only for that transaction.


Checks should be made payable to “Washington College” and mailed to:

Washington College
Office of College Advancement
300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown, MD 21620

Recurring Gifts

To set up recurring gift payments, contact College Advancement at 410-810-5724.

Leadership Gifts

The 1782 Society’s primary role is to support the College’s mission of offering a truly personalized education for every student. Gifts through The Washington Fund provide the budgetary relief necessary to serve students who might not otherwise be able to attend Washington College. These annual scholarships remain the most pressing need for our students within The Washington Fund.

Matching Gifts

Thousands of companies match gifts to non-profit organizations such as Washington College, allowing you to double or even triple your gift! Visit our Matching Gift Company Directory to see if your gift could be matched by your employer.

Gifts of Stock

A convenient way to make a gift of securities to Washington College is to arrange with your broker to transfer the shares electronically from your account to the College’s gift account. Click here for detailed instructions for stock transfers.

Legacy Gifts

If you would like to remember Washington College in your estate plan, you can do so through various methods of gift planning.  Learn more about legacy giving at WC and the George Washington Legacy Society here.