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From the Stephens Fund that supports College operations ... to special initiatives that honor our legacy and move the College forward ... there are so many ways to give to Stephens College. Explore ongoing areas of giving and current areas of focus, then fill out the form below to support the College's greatest needs.

Stephens Fund Challenges

Hank Waters and Vicki RussellVicki Russell and Hank Waters believe in the transformative power of a Stephens College education. The Russell Waters Challenge will provide a 1:1 match for new or renewed five-year commitments for $5,000 or more per year.

About the Russell Waters Challenge


Angel Mendez '14Angel Mendez '14 knows that today's women need Stephens, and she challenges her sisters to join her in supporting them. The Angel Mendez '14 Challenge will provide a 1:1 match for new or renewed Stephens Fund gifts of $1,000 or more with a five-year commitment.

About the Angel Mendez '14 Challenge


What the Stephens Fund Supports

Other Ways to Give

Legacy Matters

Planned gifts secure your legacy and Stephens College’s future. Learn more about planned giving.

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2019 Tax Year End-of-Year Giving

For walk-in gift acceptance, our office hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday until Friday, Dec. 20, when campus closes for holiday break (opening again on Jan. 2). Throughout the break, our staff will check our main line (573) 876-7110 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and return calls before 5 p.m. To process stock gifts, please see information below. 

For 2019 tax year credit: 

  • Make your gift online using the form below before 11:59 p.m. CST on Dec. 31. 
  • Hand-deliver gifts to Lela Raney Wood Hall 317 before 5 p.m. on Dec. 20.
  • Mailed gifts must be postmarked by Dec. 31.
  • Gifts of stocks and securities should be initiated before Dec. 25 to ensure the process is completed in 2019. Your broker can electronically transfer street-name stock via DTC #0221, A/C#LL-23978-IS, A/C of Stephens College, care of UBS PaineWebber. You can call 1-800-245-0900 or 503-221-5856 and speak with John Schlendorf for assistance at UBS PaineWebber.


Support Stephens today by making a gift online.

You can make a gift through our secure server using the form on this page.

The staff of the Office of Institutional Advancement is available to discuss your giving intentions and to facilitate the giving process.

Contact the Office of Institutional Advancement 

  • Phone: (573) 876-7110, on campus extension 4110

  • Fax: (573) 876-7165

  • Email:

  • Campus mail: Box 2035

  • In-person visit: 317 Lela Raney Wood Hall

  • Mail to: Stephens College, 1200 E Broadway, Box 2035, Columbia, MO 65215

Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Stephens College is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) institution.

Gifts of Stocks and Securities

These gifts (long-term, appreciated) are deductible at full fair-market value and exempt from capital gains if transferred directly to Stephens College. 

Method #1: Your broker electronically transfers street-name stock via DTC #0221, A/C#LL-23978-IS, A/C of Stephens College, care of UBS PaineWebber. 

Method #2: Call 1-800-245-0900 or 503-221-5856 and speak with John Schlendorf at UBS PaineWebber.

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