Deadlines & Information

There are a variety of ways to give to Franklin & Marshall; we hope you'll choose the option that is most convenient for you. Thank you for your support of this great institution. 

Please be mindful of the following dates when planning your end-of-year giving:

For assistance or further clarification, please contact F&M Advancement Services at 1-800-955-6654 or by email at

Debit & Credit Card Gifts

Online gifts may be made on this page. Gifts made online are charged immediately.

Debit and credit card gifts made via phone (by calling 800-955-6654) or by mail will be charged when received and processed by Franklin & Marshall's gift accounting staff.  

Debit and credit card gifts are dated when the credit card is charged, regardless of postmark. Cards must be charged before 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31 to count for the current calendar year.

Gifts by Check

Gifts made by check and sent by mail must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service and the check dated on or before Dec. 31 to be credited in the calendar year.

Please direct all checks to:

College Advancement
Attn: Gift Accounting
P.O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

Please make checks payable to "Franklin & Marshall College."

For packages sent by third parties, such as FedEx and UPS, the gift date is the date that a member of the College staff signs for the package.

Please note that this can occur only on days when the College is open for business, and staff may not be on site to accept packages during the winter break (Dec. 23– Jan. 2).


Gifts of securities must be received by Franklin & Marshall by close of business Friday, Dec. 30, 2022.

To make a gift of securities, please provide the following (new) instructions to your broker:

DTC# 0443
Pershing, LLC
For Credit to account #: N7M001475
Client account name: Franklin and Marshall College