Ways to Give

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Whether you give to the Annual Fund, contribute to our endowment or make a gift of stock, your support ensures that future generations will reap the benefits of a Case Western Reserve University education.

As the highest-ranked university in Ohio and one of the top research institutions in the nation, CWRU is a destination for big thinkers, leaders and boundary-pushers. Whether supporting faculty who empower nurses at the Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy or mentor students as they reimagine the future of robotics at the Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box], your gift brings our programs to life.

Popular giving options

Annual Giving: Fuel cutting-edge research, hands-on learning experiences, faculty recruitment and more, year-round.

Strategic Giving: Explore a variety of strategic giving and estate planning options to find one that best fits your goals and needs.

More ways to give

Gifts from alumni and friends come in all shapes and sizes, and each one plays an important role in furthering Case Western Reserve’s mission. 

Choose an option that works best for you, or contact the Office of Development at 216.368.4352 or giving@case.edu for more information.


Support the CWRU causes you care about most in a few simple steps, using our secure online platform.

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By mail

Send your check, payable to Case Western Reserve University, to the appropriate address. Please include a brief note indicating how you would like your gift to be designated, or print the contribution form (PDF) and return it to us.

While cash gifts are gladly accepted, the university prefers donations be sent via check or through another vehicle for security purposes.

Send via UPS or FedEx:
Office of Advancement Services
Case Western Reserve University
CedarTech Building
10969 Cedar Avenue, Suite 314
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7035

Send via United States Postal Service:
Office of Advancement Services
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7035

By phone

Call the Office of Development at 216.368.4352 to make your gift securely over the phone with the help of a staff member.

Electronic bank transfer

Electronic bank transfers are a safe, free and convenient way to make a one-time or recurring gift to the university. 

You may have any amount (minimum $10) automatically deducted from your checking account. Just like electronic banking, your generous contribution is easily and automatically transferred. For recurring gifts, simply complete the contribution form (PDF) and send it along with a first payment check to provide the university with the correct routing information.

Matching gifts

Does your company match employees’ charitable contributions? Find out using this tool and make twice the impact with your gift.

Payroll deduction

If you are an employee of Case Western Reserve, payroll deduction allows you to make a gift directly from your paycheck each month. Just print out and submit the payroll deduction form.

Outright gifts of stocks or bonds

Support the university by donating appreciated securities and assets such as stocks, bonds or mutual funds. 

For instructions and more information, please contact our team at:


Areas of Support

Your gift, of any size, makes an impact on campus. Learn about everything happening at CWRU, from pioneering sustainable energy to the fight for social justice—and support what matters most to you.