Ways to Give to HTS
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Gifts of Cash or Check
Mail gifts to:
Hood Theological Seminary
1810 Lutheran Synod Drive
Salisbury, NC 28144
Gifts by Wire Transfer
To wire funds, please contact Rev. Dr. Regina Dancy, Chief Financial Officer, at 704-636-6454.
Gifts of Stock and Securities
Make gifts to Hood Theological Seminary by shares of stock, mutual funds, or appreciated securities.
To gift securities held by the donor, send or deliver your certificates—without any endorsement or assignment—by First Class mail, along with a letter of transmittal giving your name, address, and purpose of the gift, to the Department of Institutional Advancement. In a separate envelope, mail or deliver to the Seminary a stock power for each security, left blank except for your signature. Be sure to sign the power exactly as your name appears on the certificate and have your signature guaranteed by your bank or broker. Stock powers are available from any bank or brokerage firm.
For more information, contact, Janice Silver, Assistant to the Director, Institutional Advancement at 704-636-6926
Create your legacy through a planned gift by remembering Hood Theological Seminary in a bequest or will with gifts of stocks and bonds, real estate or personal property, life insurance, charitable trusts, retirement funds/IRAs or life income gifts. By making a planned gift, you will become a member of the Hood Legacy Society.
Visit Hood's Planned Giving site for helpful information and valuable resources to help you determine the ideal planned giving option for you. For more information contact John C. Everett, Director, Institutional Advancement, at 704-636-6545. Download the Confidential Charitable Bequest Intent Form.
Endowment Gifts and Funds
An endowed fund creates a permanent legacy at Hood Theological Seminary. Endowed funds will ensure the future solvency of the Seminary through the Restricted Endowment Fund, endowed scholarships, endowed faculty chairs and unrestricted endowment funds for capital projects. The Restricted Endowment Fund is a growing permanent fund that will one day provide another income stream for the Seminary. The funds for endowed chairs and scholarships are also placed in the restricted endowments of the Seminary and will provide lasting resources for quality professorships and future Hood students. You too may start building an endowment. The minimum to start an endowed fund is $25,000. For more information, contact John C. Everett, Director, Institutional Advancement, at 704-636-6545.
Matching Gift Program
Does your employer (or your spouse's employer) have a matching gift program? If so, please remember to submit your request to your company to have your gift to Hood Theological Seminary matched. Matching gifts are a very important source of support for Hood! You can double or even triple the value of your donation by simply notifying your employer of your gift to the Seminary. If you have any questions about how to have your gift matched, contact Janice Silver in the Institutional Advancement Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-636-6926.