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Thank you for all you do for Wake Forest.

Follow these simple steps to make a gift that will create, educate, and inspire.

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By Mail

A donor may make a gift to Wake Forest by sending a personal check payable to Wake Forest University. Checks may be mailed to:

Office of University Advancement
Box 7227
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Gifts by check can also be made to the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Checks can be made payable to The Medical Center and sent to:

Office of Development and Alumni Affairs
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1021

Checks for the Deacon Club can be made out to The Deacon Club of Wake Forest University and sent to:

Athletic Development/Deacon Club Staff
499 Deacon Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Phone: 800.752.8568

Donors may make a gift to Wake Forest with Visa, MasterCard or American Express cards by calling the Office of University Advancement.

Stocks and Property

To assure proper crediting and distribution of your gift, or if you have any questions regarding gifts of securities, please call or write:

Gayle Parker
Phone: 336.758.6086

Electronic Transfer:

Wells Fargo Advisors
Account Number: 8995-7536 DTC # 0141
336.721.4221 or
Wake Forest Tax ID number is: 56-0532138


Financial and Accounting Service
Box 7201
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

If mailing, send your unendorsed certificate(s) and a cover letter stating that you are gifting this security to the University. The cover letter should include your name, address, and purpose of the gift in one envelope. In a second envelope, send a signed, signature guaranteed, stock power.

Hand Delivery:

Certificates may be given to a University Development Officer or delivered to University Advancement, Alumni Hall, Room 207.

More information about giving stocks and property »

Bank Draft

If you are unable to access PDF forms, please contact the Office of University Advancement at 800.752.8568 and a copy can be faxed to you.

Wire Transfer

A donor may make a gift to Wake Forest University by wire transfer. For complete wire transfer instructions and to assure proper crediting and distribution of your gift, please call or write:

  • Shawna Potts
  • 336.758.6087
Deacon Dollars

Students can give with Deacon Dollars by contacting Derrica Barbee (barbeedd@wfu.edu) or looking for opportunities at events throughout the year.

More information about the 1834 Student Campaign »

Matching Gifts

If you work for a company that matches charitable contributions from employees, you may be able to double or even triple the value of your gift. Forms are available through your company’s human resources department.

EIN: 56-0532138

To ensure proper crediting and distribution of your gift, or if you have any questions regarding matching gifts, please contact:

Zack Matthews
Phone: 336.758.4802

Gift Planning

As you think about your future, consider leaving a personal legacy to Wake Forest University. By making a planned gift, your legacy will become part of the University's future. It will serve as a permanent reminder of your generosity to and love for Wake Forest.

Gift Planning site »