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Ways to Give

You make it possible for students to be known and loved at Bethany.





Your gifts directly support student tuition aid and the programs that help our students grow and learn. Each year, Bethany offers hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition aid, and your gifts make this possible. Your gift of $2000 covers the average need per student, making it possible for someone to afford Bethany!

Click a link below to make a gift today! 




Bethany Fund Supporters

Annual Giving

Via check or online here, make a one-time gift in support of Bethany student scholarships and programs happening this year.  





Bruin Pride Sustainers

Recurring Gifts

Provide regular support to Bethany student scholarships and programs through recurring monthly gifts via account transfers, credit or debit card.





Community Builders

Tax Credit Scholarships  

Our Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) fund held at the Community Foundation of Elkhart County offers you a 50% tax credit for gifts you make to Bethany. Each $2000 you give funds a typical student’s need! These gifts directly benefit families, closing the gap for them between what they can afford and the cost of tuition. Follow the steps listed here to send in a check for the Community Foundation or give online here.




Legacy Providers

Endowed Named Scholarships  

Your family or organization can create a named fund to inspire future donors or honor someone dear to you. Endowed funds provide regular tuition support in the form of annual need-based scholarships for Bethany students. Learn more through this overview.




Heritage Circle 

Estate Gifts

Leave a legacy of faith and learning–include Bethany in your estate plan through bequest vehicles such as life insurance, trusts, real estate, or life income plans. Let us know that Bethany is in your estate, and receive special invitations to events in your honor. Contact Lindsey Mason at [email protected] or





Cash Back Programs

Click here to see our list of corporate and local businesses who support Bethany through your shopping, dining out, banking and more! Click here to learn more.





Order a Memorial Brick

Become a lasting part of Bethany’s Memorial Plaza! Donate $1000 specifically to dedicate a brick with your chosen message, there to greet fans as they enter the Bethany athletic complex. Submit this form or enter your desired text in the note field as you make your gift online here, selecting "Memorial Brick."



Lindsey Mason




Bethany also accepts donations in the following ways.

Chief Advancement Officer Lindsey Mason would love to speak with you about your connection to Bethany and which giving opportunities might be right for you. Contact Lindsey at [email protected] or call 574-534-2567 to discuss the giving options listed below.








Bethany is happy to receive gifts of stock, bonds and mutual funds through our broker at Everence. Please notify the advancement office and share this form with your broker.

 If you are 70 ½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to support Bethany students and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to Bethany without having to pay income taxes on your gift.

You can support Bethany through your donor-advised fund held at a community foundation or Everence.  

Your employer might match your donation! Get in touch with us to discover how.

Bethany accepts many gifts of goods or services, including things needed for extracurricular activities such as instruments, costumes, and athletic equipment.