THE LAKELAND FOUNDATION


Every gift makes a difference!
Types of Giving

Greatest Need (Annual) Gifts - Donations support new initiatives and strengthen existing programs that benefit students, including the Faculty Challenge Grant program.

Scholarship Gifts - Gifts to scholarship funds help to fill a student's financial gap and make a real difference in the success of hundreds of students. The Lakeland Foundation manages over 250 current use and endowed scholarship funds in various academic areas, as well as general scholarships.

Program Support Gifts - The Lakeland Foundation engages individuals and businesses in supporting in a variety of specific programs that benefit Lakeland students. The opportunities are as varied as the programs and students themselves.

Endowments and Naming Opportunities - The Lakeland Foundation provides various opportunities for named funds and spaces. Please contact us for more information.

Donations of materials or equipment may be donated with prior approval. Please contact The Lakeland Foundation for more information.

Legacy Gifts - Friends of Lakeland are encouraged to consider Lakeland Community College in their estate planning. Through bequests, members of the Lakeland Foundation Legacy Society have committed millions of future dollars to help secure the educational future of Lakeland's students.

For more information about current and future giving, please contact The Lakeland Foundation. Gifts to The Lakeland Foundation are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Ways To Give

Make a Gift Online electronically using our secure server that ensures that all of your personal and credit card information are safely submitted. Donations must be made before midnight EDT on December 31 to ensure tax credit in the current tax year.

Gifts by Credit Card should be made use our online giving system. If you have any concerns, please call The Lakeland Foundation. We advise you never to mail or email your credit card information.

Mail your check payable to The Lakeland Foundation and indicate any specific fund or purpose on the notation line or in a note included with your check. Donations post marked by December 31 to ensure tax credit in the current tax year.

Gifts of Securities - Click here for information on making a gift of stock. Gifts must be processed via completed DTC transfer by December 31 to ensure tax credit for the current tax year.

Matching Gifts - Many companies match their employees' charitable giving. Please ask your company if they have a gift matching program and for information, forms, etc.

Memorial or Tribute Gifts - When giving online, please indicate the name of the person in the appropriate space, or include a note with your check when donating through the US Mail.

Call or email the Foundation to make a pledge and be billed, or for answers to any of your questions about making a donation.

Faculty and Staff Gifts via Payroll Deduction - Please contact The Lakeland Foundation for information regarding how to make gifts through payroll deduction.

Planned Gifts - Please complete the Confidential Intention of Future Philanthropy to indicate your plans to include Lakeland in your estate planning and to be included in The Lakeland Foundation's Legacy Society.