Make a Gift to the GHC Foundation

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.  EIN:  91-6052939

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: 

Credit Card

To make a secure online donation by credit or debit card, click the "Donate" button.

By Shopping at Amazon

As you do your regular shopping, we hope you will remember the GHC Foundation! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know, just with the added bonus that 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to the GHC Foundation.

Cash or Check by Mail

To make a donation to the GHC Foundation with cash or by check, you can mail your donation to:

Grays Harbor College Foundation
1620 Edward P. Smith Dr
Aberdeen, WA 98520

Payroll Deduction

Employees of Grays Harbor College may give a gift through payroll deduction. For more information, view our Employee Giving Campaign on the staff Intranet, or 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 student 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.

Create an Endowment

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

Employer 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.