How to Give to Your Chapter-Fraternity and Sorority Life - Carnegie Mellon University

How to Give to Your Chapter

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Greek organizations at Carnegie Mellon University!  The Student Life Office, in partnership with the Office of Annual Giving and Student Activities, has created accounts for each fraternity and sorority. Each organization has two accounts: an operations account and a gift account.

Operations account funding can be used for any purpose the chapter deems sufficient. Please note: donations into this account are not tax deductible by the donor.

Gift account funds must be used for scholarships, leadership development, and certain housing improvements. Money donated to the gift account is tax deductible by the donor.

Alumni are able to donate in the following ways:


Carnegie Mellon's online giving page (click here) contains a secure form you can complete to make your tax-deductivle gift or to make a payment towards a pledge.

You can designate your gift to your fraternity/sorority by selecting "Give to area(s) of your choice" from the Designation Options menu on the first page.  Select "Other (please specify your designation in the comments box below)" from teh bottom of the pop-up menu, and then type "(your fraternity/sorority)" in the "Comments" box on the first page.

By Mail

Print out and complete the giving form (click here):

Mail with payment to:
Carnegie Mellon University
PO Box 371525
Pittsburgh, PA 15251-7525

Or, when you recieve a mail solicitation from the Office of Annual Giving, select the "Other" designation box on the reply card and write in your fraternity/sorority.


Call the Carnegie Mellon University Office of Annual giving at 412-268-2021.  We accept VISA, MasterCard, or American Express or can help arrange for a gift of securities (appreciated stock gifts may offer extra tax advantages) or wire transfer.  Please be sure to indicate that your gift is for your fraternity/sorority.

Matching Gifts

Your gift may be doubled or more if you work for a company with a matching gift program.  CLICK HERE to see if your employer participates in this program.

Payroll Deduction

For Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff, a convenient and manageable way to make your gift to a fraternity/sorority is through payroll deduction.  Download this authorization form (click here) and list the fraternity/sorority in the "Other" line.  The form can be returned to the Carnegie Mellon University Office of Annual Giving.

Gifts from alumni and studetns count toward Loyal Scot eligibility.  Donors of two or more consecutive years are recognized as members of the Order of the May.