Other Ways to Give

When making a gift to NDSCS, you have tremendous flexibility in determining how the funds are used.

Unrestricted gifts are among the most valuable to NDSCS.  They allow the college to allocate funds to where the need is the greatest. 

Directed gifts allow you the designate your gift to a specific department or program that is personally meaningful to you.

A gift can be made as a one -time donation or as recurring payment.


The Alumni/Foundation Sponsorship Program offers businesses or corporations a unique opportunity to build your brand awareness while providing financial  support to the NDSCS students and the Foundation. Benifits of an Alumni/Foundation Sponsorship include positve visibility, affordable advertising, VIP Status to select NDSCS functions, increased sales to students, and image enhancement.  See the attached Sponsorship brochure for an explaination of the various levels and benefits included with each. Sponsorship Brochure.

Endowment Tax Credit

An endowment is a long-term investment in the North Dakota State College of Science that provides benefits to students, faculty or programs year after year.  Gifts of cash or stock are often used to fund an endowment.  It can also be funded through a bequest in your will.There is a federal tax deduction for endowment contributions.  North Dakota provides up to a 40% credit against state taxes for qualified gifts. We recommend consulting your tax advisor to optimize your tax benefits. You may establish your endowment by making scheduled gifts for a duration of up to five years. 

Businesses and Financial Institutuions

Businesses and financial institutions that make a gift to a qualifying endowment may receive a state income tax credit, which amounts to 40% of the value of the gift, up to a maximum credit of $10,000. Unused credit may carry forward for up to three taxable years.


Gifts by individuals qualify for an income tax credit of 40% for gifts up to a maximum credit of $10,000 per person or $20,000 for a married couple with any excess unused credit to carry forward three years.

Planned Giving

Learn how to make a gift that provides tax benefits and even income for the duration of your lifetime. Explore the many benefits of charitable gift planning.

Faculty & Staff Giving

NDSCS employees can support the Alumni/Foundation and departments through various clubs and programs. Payroll Deduct Form


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