Send a Check
Checks can be made payable and sent to: Duke University Chapel, Box 90974, Durham, NC 27708-0974. Please include instructions in the Memo line as to where your gift should be directed.
Electronic bank drafts are a convenient, secure and paperless way to make regular gifts and contributions to Duke Chapel. Please call (919) 684-2338 for more information about setting up an electronic bank draft.
Make a Pledge
Pledges are an excellent option for those who want to give to the Chapel but are not yet ready to do so. To make a pledge, please email the Staff Assistant for Development or call (919) 684-5955.
The gift of stock is another way to contribute to Duke Chapel. For more information and instructions, please email the Office of Alumni & Development Records or call (919) 684-2338. Please be prepared to provide the name of the stock and the number of shares to be transferred, as well as the designation for the gift: Duke University Chapel. Also note that, unless otherwise indicated, a stock broker must be contacted in order to initiate the transaction.
Notification of a stock gift can also be given directly to the Chapel Development office at (919) 684-5351.
Duke University offers a number of customizable gift planning options that help donors further the ministry and mission of the Chapel, while also fulfilling personal financial goals. For example, a Legacy Giving plan may:
- generate a current income tax deduction
- provide a life income for yourself and/or loved ones
- reduce or eliminate income, capital gains and estate taxes
- provide a larger gift to the Chapel than was previously thought possible.
Planned gifts come in a number of forms, including:
- gifts of securities
- real estate
- tangible property
- residences or farms with retained life interest
- life insurance
- life income gifts,
- charitable gift annuities
- charitable remainder trusts
- pooled income funds
- testamentary gifts
- bequest gifts
- charitable lead trusts.
To learn more about Legacy Giving and other gift planning options at Duke, visit Giving to Duke or call the Office of External Relations at (919) 660-3456.