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donateEvery gift matters — whether you give $5, $500, or $500,000! When combined, your gifts make an enormous difference for the University. Here are some simple ways that you can continue to sustain the legacy of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune:


Online Donations
You can make your gift online at any time using our secure online donation form and a major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover). The information you provide is encrypted to protect your privacy.

Text to Give
Text the keyword "BCULEGACY" to 41444

Mobile Giving
Cash App- $BCU1904
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Donations by Phone
If you would prefer to make your contribution by phone, please call Institutional Advancement at (386) 481-2954 or (386) 481-2972 between 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM EST, Monday through Friday.

Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT)
Automate your gift to B-CU by opting into a monthly transfer from your checking or savings account. You choose the amount, dates, and duration of the deductions!

Donations by Mail
Checks can be mailed to the following address:
ATTN: Institutional Advancement
Bethune-Cookman University
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32119


Founded in 1904, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) is a historically black, Methodist Church-related, private, coeducational, and residential university. B-CU is classified by Carnegie as Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. With an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students, its undergraduate and graduate programs offer 43 majors — 36 undergraduate, seven graduate — through six academic colleges. As a NCAA Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Member, the University provides athletic opportunities in varsity sports. The University's motto is "Enter to Learn. Depart to Serve."

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