This is the right giving vehicle for you if you:

  • Want to support the college
  • Wish to honor or memorialize another individual via your financial support

This vehicle can be funded with the following assets: Cash, Appreciated Marketable Securities, Real Estate, Retirement Assets, Art, Instruments and Collectibles, and Other Assets.

This vehicle can be designated to: Area of Greatest Need, Scholarships, Professorships, Endowment, and the Conservatory of Music.

Oberlin recognizes that your gift in honor or in memory of someone is a special, personalized way to show your loyalty or love. The Office of Stewardship notifies the honoree and/or the family when such a gift has been made, if we have their information (including notification information with your donation is always helpful).

Making an honorary or memorial gift is easy and can be done with any gift to the college. Simply include a notation with your gift or fill out the “Dedication” section of the online giving form.

Take the Next Step

If you have any questions about making an honorary or memorial gift, feel free to contact the Oberlin Annual Fund Office at annual.fund@oberlin.edu  or call (440) 775-8550 .

Tribute gifts should be sent to:

Office of Development
Bosworth Hall
Oberlin College
173 Lorain St.
Oberlin, OH 44074-9988