Gifts of Cash & Credit

Annual, quarterly or even monthly payments. Take advantage of reward points on your credit card when you make your gift to Psi Upsilon. VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are all accepted by Psi Upsilon. Google Checkout is also available.

Online: 

You can make gifts to the Foundation through the website at https://psiu.org/psi-upsilon-foundation/give/ The online giving site is completely secure and all your information is kept private and safe.

By Phone: Call the International office Monday through Friday 9am-5pm at (317) 571-1833 extension 102. 

By Mail:

Send us a gift or a completed pledge card from a recent mailing you’ve received. Your pledge will be booked upon receipt and a reminder will be mailed to you in acknowledgment.

1389 W. 86th Street #345 • Indianapolis, IN 46260

Gifts of Stock

Gifts of appreciated stock can be transferred electronically. Donors receive a tax deduction for the market value of the stock at the the time the gift is made with no capital gains tax to worry about.
To transfer stock to Psi Upsilon Foundation, please contact Bethann Taylor, Director of Administration at bethann@psiu.org. We will provide you with our Fidelity Investment account details. 

Donating Cryptocurrency via Gemini

The Psi Upsilon Foundation announced in June of 2021 it will now accept the common cryptocurrencies through the Gemini platform. Donors who wish to make a tax-deductible contribution to the Psi Upsilon Foundation will be receive the deductible value at the time of the donation. Please see the following instructions:

For other cryptocurrencies, please contact Bethann Taylor at Bethann@psiu.org or 317.571.1833.
 
Please note the following policies the Foundation has adopted to support cryptocurrency.
 ·        The Foundation makes every provision possible to meet the intentions of the donor and if desired will hold the cryptocurrency within the Gemini system understanding that the board has the right to make investment decisions at anytime for the best interest of the endowment.
·        The Foundation will not convert existing cash or stock gifts into cryptocurrency and at this time will not accept multi-year pledges in the form of cryptocurrency.
·        Gifts of cryptocurrency are considered gifts towards the endowment of the Foundation, not annual fund contributions.
·        Donors may elect to remain anonymous or have their name(s) listed as they wish in Foundation communications and recognition lists.
 
Please contact Alex Senchak, President and Chair of the Foundation at asenchak@psiu.org with questions or to discuss gift options further.

IRA

If your are age 70 1/2 or older, mandatory distributions from your IRA can be gifted to The Psi Upsilon Foundation.

Wills & Planned Gifts

A variety of trust and other estate planning devices exist which provide you with several tax benefits, as well as opportunities to receive investment income for the remainder of your life. Making a provision for Psi Upsilon in your will is a simple process and can be done at the time of creation or as an addition to an existing will.

Making provisions in your will and estate planning for Psi Upsilon is a creative way to help in the long term and serves as a legacy to future generations, and helps secure the future of the Psi Upsilon. You can leave a specific asset, a percentage of your estate or the remainder of your estate after you have taken care of other beneficiaries. The Schoepflin Society is a recognition club for those who have named Psi Upsilon as a beneficiary in their will, estate plan or other planned gift. Contact the Foundation administration to discuss options further.

Double Your Gifts Using Corporate Matching Gifts

Many corporations provide charitable matching gift programs for their employees. This is an easy way to double or triple the impact of your annual gift. The Psi Upsilon Foundation is a 501(c)(3) educational foundation and is eligible for many corporate giving programs.

8 million people are working for the thousands of companies that match gifts to non-profits organizations. The Foundation can help you submit the documentation to help maximize your gift today. Contact your Human Resources Department or the Foundation’s International Office to learn more.
Corporate Donation matching! Please check to see if your company does Donation Matching for 501c3s. (Many like Google, The Home Depot, Microsoft, and many more match 50 to 100%, some up to 500%!).
https://doublethedonation.com/psiufoundation

Stretch your Giving By Joining our Frequent Flyers Club:

Monthly recurring gifts are a great way to spread out payments on an annual fund pledge. Donors can place monthly or quarterly gifts on a credit card for automatic processing.
It’s a great way to help the Foundation without the burden of a big check.

Honor a Brother’s Legacy & Psi Upsilon:

There is the special opportunity to honor brothers and memorialize their legacy within the Foundation with a named giving opportunity for an award, scholarship or program. Set up within the Foundation’s endowment, a fund of at least $50,000 in tax-deductible gifts and pledges establishes the award in perpetuity with agreed upon criteria. Groups of brothers may embark to raise the funds from class-mates. Groups of brothers may embark to raise the funds from class-mates and friends. To learn more about this and other opportunities within the Foundation, visit https://psiu.org/psi-upsilon­foundation/give/
or contact Alex Senchak at asenchak@psiu.org.