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How to Give

We want to make giving to the Russ College as simple as possible. You can make a cash gift now, or contact us to discuss long-term giving options like estate gifts, naming opportunities, professorships and endowments: Know that your support will help our students, graduates, faculty and staff create for good. Contact us today.

Tanyah Stone, MBA, PMP
Director of Development
Stocker Center 166
Phone: 740-593-9301
Fax: 740-593-0659
E-mail: stonet@ohio.edu

Misti D. Smith, BSC ’13 and MSS ‘18
Development Coordinator
Stocker Center 166
Phone: 740-593-9487
Fax: 740-566-8141
E-mail: smithm10@ohio.edu


Ways to Give

Whether you have funds, time or expertise to give, you can create for good by making a difference in the lives of our current and future engineers. Explore the many ways to give to the Russ College.


Our secure, online giving form is the easiest way to make your gift. Make an immediate gift using your credit or debit card.

By Mail or Phone

If you prefer to make your gift over the phone, or if you have questions while trying to make your gift, contact Russ College Director of Development Tanyah Stone at 740.593.9301.

To mail a gift, please make your check payable to The Ohio University Foundation. If you wish to designate your gift to a certain area, please write that in the memo line of the check, and mail it to:

The Ohio University Foundation
P.O. Box 869
Athens, OH 45701-0869

Gift Planning

Ohio University’s Office of Gift Planning can assist you in making a planned gift (such as an estate, bequest or trust). Many donors benefit from life income gifts, gift annuities, and other plans that provide favorable tax benefits.

Matching Gifts

Your employer may help you double or even triple your impact by matching your gift to Ohio University. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and spouses. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please search the University Advancement site for your employer’s name.

If your company will match your gift, you may be able to access the forms directly through the search. Or, please request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift to the following address:

The Ohio University Foundation
P.O. Box 869
Athens, OH 45701-0869

Payroll Deductions

Check with your company to see if it has a payroll deduction program. For Ohio University employees, please visit ohio.edu/give and download the "Payroll Deduction Form (PDF)" found in the "Invest In Ohio" navigation tab.


Contact Russ College Director of Development Tanyah Stone at 740-593-9301 or Development Coordinator Misti Smith at 740-593-9487 or smithm10@ohio.edu