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Ways to Give

As a non–profit corporation formed under Washington law, we are recognized as a tax–exempt organization under 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your gift is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Gifts of any size are important to the College’s ability to provide students with a quality educational experience and to enable faculty to pursue cutting-edge research opportunities. There are a number of ways you can make a gift to Grays Harbor College, including: 

Gifts of cash or by credit card

Click the "Donate" button above to make a secure online donation using your credit card or PayPal account.

You may mail your donation to:
Grays Harbor College Foundation 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive Aberdeen, WA 98520

Establishing a payroll deduction

Employees of Grays Harbor College may give a gift through payroll deduction. For more information, contact Carmen Hammonds in the Human Resource Office, 360-538-4046 or by email at

Gifts of Stock

Gifts of marketable stocks or mutual fund shares that have appreciated can have an immediate impact on a college or program at GHC while creating a favorable income tax deduction for you based on the assets’ current value.

Gift Planning

Planned gifts or estate gifts are an effective way to manage your affairs, plan for the future, and make a meaningful gift to Grays Harbor College. Common gift planning strategies include bequests, charitable gift annuities or remainder trusts, donor advised funds, gifts of life insurance, or real property. Many gift planning strategies can provide a reliable source of income and/or tax benefits for the donor.


Creating an Endowment

An endowment establishes a fund managed by the GHC Foundation, which provides perpetual annual support for Grays Harbor College. For as little at $25,000, an endowment fund may be established to support a college, program, or initiative of your choosing. Learn more about creating an endowment.


Matching Gifts

Many employers will match their employees’ gifts to Grays Harbor College. Some employers will even match the gifts of retired employees, spouses, parents, and even gifts from their board of directors. All matched funds will be designated to the area to which you originally contributed your gift.



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