Ways To Give

Ways To Give


The Converse College Board of Trustees invite you to follow their leadership and join the Purple & Gold Society with a three-year pledge to the Converse Annual Fund, Your generosity fuels Converse’s momentum as we soar to new heights as an institution.


Online Giving Form

Converse College
Office of Philanthropy
580 E. Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Our Online Pledge Form enables you to easily pledge your donations online. Your pledge will be followed by an e-mail confirmation from the College.

Members of our team will work with you to make a gift of securities. For more information, contact Lisa M. Marchi at 864.577.2088 or lisa.marchi@converse.edu.

Electronic Stock Transfer

Converse can help you make a gift of securities. For electronic stock transfers, you should instruct your broker to transfer the shares directly to Converse College’s account:

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Contact: 254-761-6938
Fax number 888-848-5011
DTC Number: 2027
Account number: 25971703

Your broker’s instructions should include:
• your name as the donor
• the name of the stock and the number of shares
• the purpose of the gift (e.g., Converse Annual Fund)

Prior to making delivery, please have your broker confirm the above instructions with the Office of Institutional Advancement by contacting Advancement Services at 864-577-2088 or advancement.services@converse.edu. Advance notice of incoming securities will ensure that all items can be promptly accepted by the bank and properly credited to the donor.

Physical Stock Gift

If you have the stock certificate in your possession and it is listed in your name, you may mail the unendorsed certificate and a separate signed stock power to the address below. Please note that you should mail the certificate and the stock power in separate envelopes for security purposes. We recommend mailing stock certificates via registered mail, as an additional precaution.

Lisa M. Marchi
Converse College Advancement Services
580 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302-1931

Cash Wire Transfers & Mutual Fund Transfers

Please contact Lisa M. Marchi at 864.577.2088 for instructions.

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees (and their employees’ spouses). To find out whether your employer has a matching gift program, contact your Human Resources Department.

For more information on matching gifts, please contact Anna French at 864.596.9009 or anna.french@converse.edu.

Including Converse in your long-term financial or estate plan allows you to provide meaningful support to Converse while helping you achieve your own personal and financial goals.

Learn more about the benefits of planned giving.

For additional information regarding ways to give or giving opportunities at Converse College, please contact Mike Kennedy, Associate Vice President for Philanthropy, at 864.596.9390 or mike.kennedy@converse.edu.