Donation Frequently Asked Questions

The Philips University Legacy Foundation is fiscally responsible and accountable to our donors, supporters, and students, alumni and communities we serve, as we seek to develop leaders who transform the world. With your help, we’re improving education to be more accessible, affordable, and transformative. Helping generations of students. Make a positive impact on their campuses and communities. Get answers to frequently asked questions about donating to the Philips University Legacy Foundation.

Tax-Related Questions

Yes, monetary donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible, however, certain donations in which the donor receives a good or service in return for a donation are not tax-deductible or maybe only partially deductible.

The Federal Tax ID number (also known as an EIN, Employer Identification Number) is 73-1585868. The Philips University Legacy Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Memorial Giving Questions

It’s easy to celebrate the life of a friend or loved one by making a donation to the Philips University Legacy Foundation in their honor or memory. Simply complete the information in the Gift Type portion of the donation form.

No. Once your gift is received, the Philips University Legacy Foundation will promptly send a card to the honoree or family acknowledging your gift. The amount of money donated through memorial or honor donations is kept confidential.

Due to privacy laws, we are not able to keep addresses on file.

Please allow up to two weeks for a paper card to be created and delivered by USPS. Email acknowledgments are typically sent within 24 hours.

Planned Giving Questions

Generally speaking, during your lifetime, you can make an outright gift of cash, securities, or other property (e.g., real estate, personal property). Through your will or with a distribution from a retirement plan or life insurance policy, your gift can be designated to the Philips University Legacy Foundation in accordance with your wishes.

To assist you and your financial advisor in structuring planned gift contributions, here is Form 8283, Form 8282, and a copy of the Philips University Legacy Foundation’s tax-exempt letter.

Monthly Giving Questions

When you pledge to give a specific monthly donation by credit card — in an amount you are comfortable with — you join a group of committed supporters helping to make an education like so many had at Phillips University possible for new generations of students.

Monthly giving to The Philips University Legacy Foundation is simply the best investment that you can make – it’s the most effective and manageable way you can support our efforts to develop leaders who will transform the world.

Monthly donors receive an annual statement reflecting the prior year’s total contributions. This statement is usually mailed in February.

Our online giving portal manage by Kindful, allows donors to change the amount, credit card number or other details regarding to their monthly giving. Donors can also contact staff to make changes directly if they would prefer/

You can stop or pause giving it any time by contacting the main office or emailing

Other Donation Questions

Philips University Legacy Foundation
2615 East Randolph Ave
Enid, OK 73701

Yes, we do have an Employer Matching Gift Program. Email if you need assistance providing information to your company’s online giving portal management tool.

The Philips University Legacy Foundation is proud to hold top ratings from Charity Navigator, and Candid, both widely recognized and meaningful mechanisms to demonstrate our continuing commitment to accountability, transparency and ethical practices.