You can use your credit card to make a one-time or recurring gift to Shimer safely and securely.
You can also mail your check or credit card contribution. Download and complete our Gift Intent Form and send it to:
3424 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60616
For making a gift via wire transfer or for gifts of appreciated securities, please use the following information:
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC
Please call for our account and broker information
Contact the Development Office to discuss these other ways to give:
Make a Multiple-Year Pledge: Make a long-term gift to Shimer.
Matching Gifts: Many companies and foundations will double or even triple the value of charitable gifts made by employees and their spouses, board members, and retirees. You can apply for a matching gift claim even if you’ve already made your gift.
Why I Give
Kate Chappell ’76 Attorney; Director of Planned Giving
“Because Shimer is worthy.”
Robert Kruse ’12 Chief Deputy Assessor of Cook County
“Because giving is required if Shimer as an option is to be maintained.”
Doctoral Candidate at NYU
“Because I want to return as much of the favor as possible to make sure that Shimer can do for others what it did for me.”
Linda Levy ’78
Agent for a marketing services company
“Because I want as many people as possible, for generations to come, to have the opportunity to experience Shimer College.”