Your generous gifts allow Grinnell to continue to help students with financial aid through need-blind admissions and scholarships, to help faculty with professorships, and to keep our facilities and resources current.

How do you give to Grinnell?

  • If you wish to make an annual or a recurring gift, please follow our online Make a Gift process. 
  • If you wish to make a planned gift, please start by learning more in our Planned Giving section.
  • We explain all your payment options in our How to Give section.

What do you support with your gift to Grinnell? 

Financial aid, course-embedded travel, the Innovation Fund, and the Pioneer Fund are among the top priorities. Read all about these priorities and more in our What to Support section.

Why does Grinnell need your gift of support? 

Every Grinnell student enjoys a world-class education subsidized by the generosity of donors. Read more about why Grinnell needs your support in our section on Grinnell College's Financial Future.


Do you need more information?

For details on how giving supports need-blind access and where your dollars go in the College's budget as well as additional information on what differentiates annual giving and planned giving, go to our section on More About Why Giving Matters.