How to Make a Gift
Annual Fund giving begins with the completion of an online giving form!
Make sure that you indicate that your gift is intended for the "Muskie School of Public Service" under the section 'Gift Details.'
Please make check payable to USM Muskie School of Public Service and mail to:
P.O. Box 9300
Portland, ME 04104-9300
Mastercard or Visa Credit Card
Credit card gifts can be made through our secure online giving site.
A gift of appreciated securities and closely held stock enables you to receive an income tax deduction and minimize capital gains to the extent allowed by tax law.
How to Transfer Securities for Muskie Annual Scholarships
For donating a gift of appreciated stocks (having been purchased at least a year prior to making a gift) to Muskie Annual Scholarships, which are in the possession of donor's stockbroker, please have the broker electronically transfer the corporate stock to the University of Maine System account which has been established at:
E*TRADE DTC #0385
University of Maine System
Account Number: 5568-6868
E*TRADE Securities, LLC
With the transfer, please include information about what the donor would like the proceeds to support at Muskie. Also please notify USM's advancement services office, Karen Pelletier at (207) 780-4741 or firstname.lastname@example.org, when the transfer is expected to take place (when the order for transfer has been executed).
How to Transfer Securities for Capital and Endowment Giving to USM Foundation
For capital or endowment giving, your broker can electronically transfer stocks to the University of Southern Maine Foundation. In order to accurately assign your gift to the designated purpose, please call or e-mail, your name, the type of stock and number of shares to: Karen Pelletier at (207) 780-4741 or email@example.com
P.O. Box 7041
Portland, ME 04112
Agent: Ralph C. Good
Contact: M.J. Hitt
USM Foundation Account #: 6242-2736
Other Forms of Giving
We are pleased to accept gifts of real estate, insurance, and charitable trusts. Please visit the USM Planned Giving page or contact Bonnie Vance at (207) 780-4448 for more information on giving future gifts to the University of Southern Maine.