Hartford Seminary

Ways to Give

Gifts and pledges to Hartford Seminary can be made in a variety of ways. Our goal is to make the process of giving as easy as possible for you. Please choose from the following options. And thank you in advance for your generosity and for supporting the work of Hartford Seminary.

 Give Online:

You can make a gift to Hartford Seminary now through the Network for Good… a reputable and secure way to give.


 Other Ways to Give to the Annual Fund

Making a Pledge:

Pledges to Hartford Seminary’s Annual Fund can be made by phone, by mail, or by e-mail. All that we need is your name and the amount you would like to pledge. We will then mail you a pledge acknowledgement letter and periodic pledge reminders. Pledge payments are not due until the close of the fiscal year, June 30. But it is a great help to the Seminary if you pay your pledge as soon as possible so that your dollars can go to work right away. To make your pledge, please contact us at:

Hartford Seminary
Institutional Advancement
77 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 509-9520


Gifts and pledge payments can be paid in cash, but we do not recommend that you send cash through the mail. Please feel free to stop by the Institutional Advancement office at any time. You may want to call us at (860) 509-9520 to be sure a staff member will be available.


Gifts and pledge payments can be paid by check and can be mailed to us at the following address. Please be sure to indicate if this is an Annual Fund gift or a gift for other purposes.

Hartford Seminary
Institutional Advancement
77 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105

Credit Card

Credit card gifts and pledge payments can be made by telephone or by mail. We currently accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Please call our Institutional Advancement office anytime, day or night, at (860) 509-9520 to make your credit cardgift or pledge payment. If you reach voice mail at this number, please feel free to leave a message. You may also send the required information to us by mail. We will need the following information to process your credit card gift or pledge payment:

Your name

Type of credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover)

Name as it appears on the credit card

Account number

Expiration date

Three digit security code on back of card

Amount of gift

Your daytime telephone number in case we need to contact you


Gifts and pledge payments can be made with stock. Please call our Business Office at (860) 509-9525 and our Comptroller will let you know what information is needed in order for us to process a stock gift or pledge payment.

Other Information

Donor Categories:

Hartford Seminary’s Annual Fund is broken down by donor categories.

Our donor categories are:

Presidents Circle


Leadership Circle

$2,500 – $4,999


$1000 – $2,499


$500 – $999


$250 – $499


$50 – $99


$1 – $49

Matching Gift Opportunities

Many companies will match their employees’ contributions to Hartford Seminary. Do you work for one of them? Or are you retired from one of them? To find out, please check with your Human Resources office. It sometimes takes just a quick phone call or the completion of a short form and your gift to Hartford Seminary could be doubled, or even tripled.

Some of the companies that Hartford Seminary has received matching gifts from are:

Aetna Foundation, Inc.

American International Group, Inc.


Babson Capital Management LLC


CIGNA Foundation

ExxonMobil Foundation

GE Foundation

The Hartford

The Hartford Courant

IBM Corporation

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company

Pfizer Foundation Matching Gifts Program

Phoenix Foundation

SBC Foundation

Tenet Healthcare Foundation

The Lilly Endowment, Inc.

UBS Realty Investors LLC

United Technologies Corporation

Please help increase your giving power to Hartford Seminary. Please check to see if your employer has a Matching Gift Program.

If you have any questions about giving at Hartford Seminary, please contact the Institutional Advancement office at giving@hartsem.edu or call (860) 509-9520.

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