Check or Money Order
Make your check or money order payable to "MEES" or "University of Maryland Foundation" and mail it to:
MEES Program Office
1213 H.J. Patterson Hall 
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742

Please indicate the purpose for your gift and in whose name the gift should be acknowledged.

Credit Card
You may use your credit card to give online, by telephone, or by mail/facsimile. You can make your gift in installments.

Matching Gifts

Corporate matching gifts provide an opportunity for you to double or even triple your gift to the MEES Program. If you or your spouse work for a matching gift company, please request a matching gift form from your company's personnel office and follow the directions to initiate the match. Mail the form to our office and our staff will do the rest.

Wire Transfer
To initiate a transaction, call Dr. Paynter, MEES Director, at (301) 405-6938.

When you give stock it is important that you contact us to indicate that a gift of stock is being made to MEES Program Office, what type of stock, and the purpose for which it is intended. Gifts of stock/securities may be deducted at full market value on the date of transfer to the Program. 


You may want to give later in the year or in monthly installments. MEES will send you the appropriate pledge reminders according to your preference.

The MEES Program is a 501C(3) non-profit organization and gifts are tax-deductible as allowed by law. For your tax purposes the University will send you a receipt for your records confirming the value and purpose of your gift.

Planned, Deferred, and Life Income Gifts
A planned gift allows donors the opportunity to make a sizable gift to the College and continue to receive income from the gift for his or her lifetime, for the lifetime of a beneficiary, or for a specified number of years. The Program offers many types of planned gifts.