Frequently Asked Questions
A gift is a generic term that includes Outright Gifts, Deferred Gifts and Pledges, the assets of which are irrevocable and can include cash, securities, real property, tangible personal property or other non-monetary assets.
SCU derives support from formal, approved appeals (solicitations) to potential donors to provide for various University programs. Fundraising and its results have become crucial to the continued and future excellence of SCU. All aspects of fundraising, including Solicitation, Accepting Gifts and, as necessary, the return of Gifts, are conducted in an organized and professional manner.
All Gifts are solicited and accepted in support of SCU in the name of SCU Board of Regents and become the property of the respective entity upon acceptance. The dollar amount of the Gift shall be the amount of cash actually received; the fair market value of property received (less any benefit retained by the donor); or, if in the form of a Pledge, the full amount pledged.
- Accepting Gifts:
- Outright Gift:
- Deferred Gift:
Donors may claim tax deductions for gifts and donations made to the University. SCU’s federal taxpayer ID number for gifts is 95-0948050. Your gift may be tax deductible.
We are deeply appreciative of our donors and their support of SCU’s endeavors. Private philanthropy provides the resources SCU requires to continue growing its stature as a leader in transforming and redefining health and healthcare education.
Every donation matters. Every donation counts. Your gift of any size helps ensure SCUs excellence now and in the future.*Please note, recurring gifts require a $10 minimum monthly payment. There is a maximum $250,000 one time gift capacity for gifts submitted through this site.”
What benefits do I receive for making a gift to SCU? “You may qualify for benefits as a member of the 1911 Society through the SCU Fund. Various benefits are provided based on your level of giving. Visit the SCU Fund website for full details.
In addition to the 1911 Society campus wide recognition program, we offer other recognition programs.
You may set up a RECURRING GIFT on the Give Now page. Click on the “Make this a recurring gift” checkbox and choose the amount and frequency to set up your payment schedule. You will be given four scheduling options:
You control the amount and frequency of your investment and where the money will go. Once you have chosen the amount and frequency, you will be able to proceed through the payment process by entering in your personal and payment details.
Please make checks payable to SCUHS. Gifts can be mailed to the address below:
Office of Institutional Advancement
Southern California University of Health Sciences
16200 Amber Valley Drive
Whittier, CA 90604
Questions? Institutional Advancement is available to provide customer service and address general questions you may have related to your giving.
You will need to provide your personal information so that you can be credited and receipted for the gift. However, if you want your gift to be acknowledged as anonymous, please note this by checking the ANONYMOUS check box when you are entering your giving details.
You may make your gift a tribute to a special person through the Give to SCU website. You will be given this option once you click on a GIVE NOW button which will take you to the giving details page.
Please check the MAKE THIS GIFT IN HONOR OR IN MEMORY OF SOMEONE check box on the giving details page. You will be asked to enter in details about what type of gift you are making (in honor of, in memory of) and the name of the person you are recognizing. You also will be asked to enter in an email address (optional) if you would like your honoree to be notified of your donation. A gift made in memory of someone does not contain an email address request, as these gifts are intended to memorialize a deceased person.
Contact your HR or Corporate Social Responsibility Department to determine if your company matches a gift. If they do, please let us know, and we will reach out to them on your behalf.
You can update your personal information at https://www.research.net/r/alumnicontactinfo
Not at this time. We encourage you to use BillMeLater on our Donation form if you’re interested in an alternative way to make a gift.