Financial Giving

Whether you wish to fund a student's education and living expenses at McCormick, underwrite special programs and projects, or give toward annual operating expenses, we invite and welcome your participation.

Make a difference in the life and future of Christ's Church by making theological education more affordable and accessible to all who are called by God to professional ministry. 

For information regarding giving opportunities at McCormick Theological Seminary, please contact:

Lisa Dagher
VP for Seminary Relations and Development
McCormick Theological Seminary
5460 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615

At a Glance

Ways to Give

There are many ways to make a financial contribution to McCormick's mission

2017 Legacy of Leadership Award Gala

Register today!  The McCormick Theological Seminary Legacy of Leadership Award honors bold and distinguished leaders who embody McCormick's vision and core values, personify radical love and...

Planned & Deferred Gifts

A planned gift is a gift made or promised from your assets or estate. You may receive a current charitable tax deduction and a return on investment. Planned gifts the Seminary accepts include:...

McCormick Theological Seminary Alumni/ae Benefits

Besides being part of a unique tribe of individuals, graduates of McCormick Theological Seminary have access to a number of benefits to offer ongoing support of our alums' work in ministry: Use of...

Make a Donation Online

Donate online to McCormick

Life Income Agreements/Contracts

In assisting donors with planned and deferred gifts in the form of life income agreements and contracts, McCormick Theological Seminary offers the use of the services of the Presbyterian Foundation,...

Life Insurance

McCormick Theological Seminary welcomes gifts of life insurance andencourages donors to make such gift using their own insurance agent. Using life insurance to make charitable gifts has many...


Have you already named McCormick Theological Seminary in your will? If so, you are already a member of the Heritage Society, a donor society established to express appreciation to a special group of...

Charitable Trust or Annuity

One or more beneficiaries receive income from a trust or annuity established through the will of a donor. It is not until the death of the last surviving beneficiary that all or part of the principal...


General - specific sum of specific portion or percentage of a gross taxable estate. Designated - to be used for a particular program or project (e.g., faculty or scholarship endowment, JKM...

Support McCormick

Refer a Student! Our goal is to offer everyone not just the chance to give to the cause of theological education, but to give in a way that connects with their own experience of God's grace. Within...

McCormick Giving Circles

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