Giving to the VFIC

The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting 15 of Virginia’s independent institutions of Higher Education. Contributions may be made by check, major credit cards, gift of securities, planned giving and named scholarships. Gifts are tax deductible and distributed to all 15 member colleges. Listed below are several ways that your business, foundation, and you as an individual may contribute to the VFIC.

  • By Check

    Checks may be made payable to the “VFIC” and mailed to:
    Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges
    901 East Byrd Street
    Suite 1625
    Richmond, VA 23219

  • Donate Online


    Donate online using SafeSave Payment Services

  • Make a Pledge

    Make a pledge by downloading our Pledge Form in either PDF or Microsoft Excel Format.
    VFIC Pledge Form (PDF)
    VFIC Pledge Form (Microsoft Excel) 

  • Gifts of Stock

    If you have questions, please contact, Mary-Beth Johnson at (804) 288-6609 or johnson@vfic.org
    Instructions for Sending Gift of Securities

  • Credit Cards (Visa / MasterCard only)

    Contact the VFIC at (804) 288-6609 or Donate Online (see above).

  • Corporate Matching Funds

    If your company matches employee contributions, please include your match forms and we will be happy to process those for you.

  • Planned Giving/Bequests

    The VFIC encourages individuals to name the VFIC as a beneficiary of a will, insurance policy or trust. Please contact Matthew Shank if you have any questions or would like to discuss options.

VFIC fiscal year ends JUNE 30

Tax ID# – 540554396

For questions regarding the annual campaign contact Mary-Beth Johnson.

Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges has been recognized by the following organizations: