Ways to Give

Make a donation online

Mail in your donation

In person or by email

Our office is located in the Thistle Complex, Brock University, Room 265E or email Jennifer Dickinson for assistance.

Class giving

Be a part of your class legacy by contributing to your class gift. Visit the class giving page for more information.

Make a gift of cash

Online: You can make a gift or pledge online using your credit card visit brocku.ca/donate.

Mail: To send your donation by cheque or credit card*, download and complete the pledge form with your cheque Attn: Brock University, Development and Alumni Relations.

* The security of your financial information is important to us. Upon submission of this form, a member of Brock University’s Department of Development and Alumni Relations will contact you by phone to collect your credit card information.

Gifts in memory of/in honour of

When friends of the University pass away, gifts can be directed to Brock University, designated for an award or named memorial fund, and notice placed in the obituary. Gifts can also be directed to the University in someone’s honour when friends of Brock celebrate important life occasions such as weddings or retirements, or when they want to honour a favourite professor or friend. Notice of gifts is sent to the honoured person or bereaved family members.

Payroll contribution

If you are a current faculty or staff member, you can continue supporting the greatest needs at the University or a particular designation that is meaningful to you by donating via payroll contribution. To enter your payroll contribution please follow the instructions below:

Log into Workday

  • Select the cloud icon at the top right-hand corner of the page.
  • Select view profile under your name.
  • From the red menu on the left, select pay.
  • From the tabs at the top, select voluntary deduction.

Refer to the job aid if you require support entering your contribution.

Please refer to Human Resources pay schedules if you have questions regarding pay dates.

If you are a retiree or current employee who prefers not to use payroll deduction to make your contribution you can donate via credit card or cheque. To do so, please refer to the instructions on this page under the heading Make a gift of cash.

Gifts of stocks, securities and real estate

Get the stock and securities transfer form to donate publicly traded securities.

Planned giving

There are several ways to create your legacy through a planned gift to Brock. See the planned giving page for more information.

Make a corporate matching gift

Double the value of your gift by taking part in our corporate matching gifts program.

If you are part of an organization or are a current or retired employee; spouse, widow or widower of an employee; or a member of the Board of Directors, your gift can have twice the impact. You may also be able to use the matching gift program of a parent, subsidiary or affiliate company.

Support or establish student awards

Many students look to Student Awards to support the costs of university and to contribute to their success as a student. Donor support is critical in establishing and maintaining these student awards. Visit our student awards page for more information.

Ask your human resources department for more information. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest.

If you have questions about the corporate matching gifts program, email Jennifer Dickinson or call (905) 688-5550 x4009.

*In-kind gifts are also accepted. See the gift in-kind checklist to learn if your gift is eligible for a charitable receipt.*

Gifts by Residents of the United States

Brock University alumni and their families may make donations directly to Brock University and use the charitable receipt for their U.S. income tax returns under the Canada-United States Income Tax Convention.

American citizens (or residents) who are not Brock alumni or related to alumni, corporations, foundations, estates and trusts requiring a U.S. tax receipt can contribute to the University through the Friends of Brock University, Inc. Established in 1990 to facilitate donations, Friends of Brock is a not-for-profit organization recognized under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(3).