Types of Gifts
Click on the links below to learn more about the most common ways of donating.
Cash: Gifts of cash are the most common form of contribution to Ohio Northern University. You may make your contribution online by visiting www.onugive.com or by sending a check (made payable to Ohio Northern University) via mail to the address below.
Office of University Advancement
Ohio Northern University
525 South Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
Gifts-in-Kind: Gifts-in-Kind/Tangible personal property includes items such as works of art, books, furniture, machinery, medical equipment, motor vehicles or food for an event which furthers the mission of Ohio Northern University. An online form is required to be completed for Gifts-in-Kind.
Pledges: Pledges provide you an opportunity to make a larger gift than you otherwise thought possible by committing your gift over a period of three to five years. You may set up your pledge online at www.onugive.com or call the Office of University Advancement at 1-866-ONU-GIVE (1-866-668-4483).
Scholarship Endowments: Creating a scholarship is a great way to leave a legacy at Ohio Northern. Not only will it provide financial assistance for students for years to come, but it is a great way to share your passion for a particular area of study. If you are interested in establishing an endowed scholarship, please call the Office of University Advancement at 1-866-ONU-GIVE (1-866-668-4483).
Securities: The transfer of a gift of securities to Ohio Northern University can be accomplished several different ways.
Real Estate: Some alumni and friends are in a position to consider donating real estate to Ohio Northern University. If you have a highly marketable property that you would like to donate it to the University, there are several ways of completing this gift.
Planned Gifts: Long-term planning, like a bequest, charitable remainder trust, gift annuity and charitable lead trust, may be your best option for making a difference at ONU. Gift planning is the process of carefully selecting the best methods and assets for making a gift, such as cash, stocks, bonds, real estate, life insurance, trusts and bequests.
Matching Gifts: You could double or even triple the impact of your gift to Ohio Northern if you or your spouse is employed by a company that matches the charitable contributions of its employees.
Gifts in Honor/Gifts in Memory: An honor or memory gift is a meaningful way to honor someone special in your life while supporting the mission of Ohio Northern University its students.