Varsity Club

    Methods of Giving

    Gifts may be made in the form of cash, electronic bank transfer, check, credit card, stock transfer, online gift or payroll deduction for IU staff and faculty. Donors can also set up an individualized payment schedule during our annual giving campaign year (July 1-June 30).

    Make Your Gift Today
    • Donate online now. You will be taken to the Indiana University Foundation web site to make your gift.
    • Establish an electronic funds transfer (EFT). An EFT authorizes the automatic transfer of funds each month from your checking or savings account
    • Establish a regularly scheduled payroll deduction. IU faculty and staffcan make gifts through automatic IU/IUF payroll deductions. Complete the IU/IUF payroll gift deduction form.
    • Fill out a pledge form Get Acrobat Reader. Our pledge form allows you to make a gift today and establish your individualized payment schedule. Simply fill out the form and mail it to the Varsity Club.

    Stock Transfers
    Did you know you can transfer stocks for your Varsity Club gift? Stock transfers are a great way for donors to take advantage of tax benefits. Please contact the IU Foundation to make a stock transfer to support student-athlete scholarships.

    Matching Gifts
    Matching gifts allow you to double or even triple your contribution to the Varsity Club. More than 1,000 companies offer matching gift programs. Please check with your employer or visit theIU Foundation's matching gift siteto find out whether your company matches gifts.

    Tax Information
    In accordance with Internal Revenue Service guidelines, a portion of your gift may be tax deductible. Your tax deduction may be reduced by the value of donor benefits received. You will receive a gift receipt from the IU Foundation for your charitable contribution. Please consult your tax advisor to determine the tax implications of your donation.

    State of Indiana Tax Credit
    Indiana taxpayers may take a tax credit of 50% of their gift to IU. For a joint return, the maximum credit is $200, based on a gift of $400 or more. For a single return, the maximum credit is $100 (based on a gift of $200 or more).After you make your gift to IU, you will be required to fill out one form: the Indiana CC-40. Attach this form to your Indiana income tax return for the tax year in which you made the gift.

    We hope you remain committed to Hoosier success and consider a gift to the Varsity Club again this year. Simply send in a pledge form Get Acrobat Reader or make a donation online to ignite the dreams of our talented young student-athletes.

    Should you have any questions about your membership or benefits, please contact the Varsity Club office and one of our staff members will be happy to help. We can be reached by phone at (812) 855-0866 or by email at

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