Ways to Give
Cash, Check or Credit Card
Gifts of cash, check or credit card are often the most convenient way of giving.
To make a gift by credit card online, please follow this link.
To make a gift by credit card over the phone (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover accepted), please call the Panther Club office at 217-581-2310.
To make a gift by mail, return the Panther Club membership form with appropriate payment information to:
The Panther Club
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Contributions of goods and services are often provided in support of the athletics department. Gift-in-kind donations are receipted by the Eastern Illinois University Foundation on a yearly basis.
*Subject to Panther Club approval
Many companies match employee contributions. Panther Club credit is given for your personal donation and the company’s matching gift.
Gifts of Investment
Appreciated securities, real estate or tangible personal assets are accepted by the Panther Club and the Eastern Illinois University Foundation.
Endowments offer a donor the opportunity to sustain a family name in perpetuity. A new scholarship or endowment can be created with a minimum gift of $10,000.
Other Forms of Giving
The EIU Athletics Department accepts planned gifts through wills, bequests, charitable trusts or gift annuities.
Gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by IRS guidelines. Please consult your tax advisor concerning the deductibility of your contributions to the Panther Club.