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Year-End Giving

Thank you for considering the College in your year-end giving plans. The 2022 calendar year ends at midnight on Saturday, December 31. To be considered a 2022 tax year gift, your donation must be received no later than Saturday, December 31. 

If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at giftrecord@lakeforest.edu or by phone at 847-735-6000 (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday). 

Please note that the College is closed December 23–January 3. Advancement staff will be monitoring mail, phone, and email messages December 23–31 and will respond promptly. 

Ways to Give

Online by Credit Card

You may make a secure credit card donation any time online at www.lakeforest.edu/give.

In order for your credit card donation to Lake Forest College to be considered a tax-deductible charitable donation for the current year, it must be successfully charged (not postmarked) to your credit card account before midnight on December 31. 

Please note that the College is closed December 23–January 3. Advancement staff will be monitoring mail, phone, and email messages December 23–31 and will respond promptly.  


By Check

In order for your donation to Lake Forest College to be considered a tax-deductible charitable donation for the current year, it must be received or postmarked on/before December 31. Gifts delivered by overnight courier, e.g., Fed Ex, UPS, etc., are deemed to have been made when they are delivered. Please write your desired gift designation on the memo line of your check. 

All gifts made by check should be made out to Lake Forest College. 

Gifts can be mailed to: 

Lake Forest College 
Office of Advancement 
555 North Sheridan Road 
Lake Forest, IL 60045-2338 


Gifts of Stock and Securities

For information on how to make a gift through wire transfer, call the Office of Advancement at 847-735-6000.  

Stock: 

William Blair and Company 
DTC number: 0226 
Account Holder Name: Lake Forest College  
Account number: GER-011516  

Contact:  

Lori Hansen 
312-364-8645 
LHansen@williamblair.com 


Lake Forest College is a qualified 501(c)(3) charitable organization 

EIN: 36-2167770