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 Panther Club - University of Pittsburgh: Ways to Give
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Ways to Give: One-time Payment | Online Giving | Panther Banking | Payroll Deduction | Stocks/Securities Gifts | Capital Gifts | Enhancement Funds | Purchase a Locker | Endowed Scholarships | Planned Gifts | Matching Gifts

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Gifts to the Panther Club can be made in several different forms. We are happy to work with you to determine your optimal method of donation to Pitt Athletics. Any Panther Club staff member can answer or find answers to your questions; however, a lead staff member is listed below as a suggested primary contact for certain forms of giving.

Panther Club Contact: PantherClub@athletics.pitt.edu or 412-648-8889

One-time Payment
Gifts to the Panther Club can be made with cash or check (payable to the University of Pittsburgh), by credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa).

Online Giving:
If you have previously renewed your donation, season tickets or purchased single game tickets online, please follow these instructions:

  1. Click Here and then Click the Sign In button
  2. Enter your customer number or email address
  3. Enter your password
  4. Click "Manage My Account" to view your Panther Club and Panther Ticket Office Information

If this is your first time logging in online including for ticket purchases, please follow these instructions. Please contact the Panther Club at 412-648-8889 to get your PIN number:

  1. Click Here
  2. Click "Register Now"
  3. Enter your customer number
  4. Enter your PIN number
  5. Click "Activate"
  6. Complete the account registration page
  7. Click "Manage My Account" to view your Panther Club and Panther Ticket Office Information

Panther Banking
The Panther Club will be happy to draft your checking or credit card account on a monthly basis. Spread your gift out over the fiscal year. Panther Banking Form

Payroll Deduction
Employees of the University of Pittsburgh can opt to have the Payroll Department deduct a monthly contribution to the Panther Club from their pay-check. Spread your gift out over the fiscal year. Payroll Deduction Form

Stocks/Securities Gifts
Gifts of securities are welcomed and may provide significant tax advantages for donors. Appreciated stocks can be transferred electronically which, in some circumstances, enable donors to realize significant capital gain tax savings while helping the Panther Club provide essential support.

Capital Gifts
The University of Pittsburgh is in the middle of a capital campaign, Building Our Future Together. Part of this campaign focuses on generating funding for new and renovated athletic facilities. All donations will increase your priority points and directly offset the expense of these facility upgrades. These gifts, are not considered annual contributions and do not determine your annual Panther Club giving level.

Enhancement Funds
Direct your gifts towards specific funds aimed at upgrading our facilities and our programs. We are grateful for our exceptional structures and these funds allow for necessary upkeep, and advantageous additions that will keep our facilities among the best in the nation.

Purchase a Locker
Purchase the naming rights for a locker to honor the memory of another, as a group to commemorate a graduating class, etc. Pledges can be spread out over a more manageable, multiple-year, payment plan. Gifts towards Lockers are non-annual gifts and do not count determine your Panther Club annual gift and/or membership level.

Endowed Scholarships
Donors can make gifts to permanently name a scholarship, helping to ensure the future of Panther Athletics. Currently, a minimum of $150,000 is required to fully name such a fund. These gifts, are not considered annual contributions and do not determine your annual Panther Club giving level.

Locker Room

Planned Gifts
The Department of Athletics can be a beneficiary in planned gifts in the form of wills, bequests, charitable trusts, gift annuities and insurance policies. Please contact a member of the Panther Club staff to review this information.

Matching Gifts
Many companies match their employees' and retirees' charitable contributions. Please contact your human resource department regarding your company's matching gift policy. These contributions can make a critical difference to our student-athletes and also earn you additional priority points.

To view a list of companies who match gifts to the University of Pittsburgh and if they match to Athletics, click here. (Matching Gifts updated as of 12/31/2013.)

All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by the law.

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