Your financial contributions provide a rapid response to the most pressing needs of our students, our faculty, and our campus. The Legacy Fund helps us overcome the everyday challenges that stand between our students and a lifetime of service to the church.Give Now
Gifts given to Midwestern Seminary’s Legacy Fund make a direct impact on every student. In fact, every dollar given to Midwestern’s Legacy Fund is a dollar we do not have to charge in tuition. In a very real way, these unrestricted gifts defer the rising costs of tuition allowing our students to be deployed to do ministry without crippling debt. To designate your gift to Midwestern’s Legacy Fund, simply write “Legacy Fund” in the memo line of your check.
Midwestern’s Legacy Council is a group of individuals from all walks of life who are united by the desire to support our students. This committed group of individuals make it possible for more students to be deployed for a lifetime of ministry.
Discover more about the Midwestern’s Legacy Council and how you can join with us today in making an eternal impact for the Kingdom.
Contributions to Midwestern may be given in a number of ways, such as:
Cash or checks—the most common and convenient method of giving to Midwestern Seminary.
Securities, stocks, bonds, mutual funds—securities can be transferred or assigned to Midwestern Seminary. These gifts allow you to deduct the fair market value of the security and avoid capital gains tax.
Real estate—donations of a property such as a gift of homes, farms, rental property, commercial property, or other types of real estate.
Business gifts—receive a tax benefit when your business contributes to a non-profit organization like Midwestern Seminary.
Planned giving (wills and bequests)—naming Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as a beneficiary in your estate planning can help support this ministry for future generations, leaving a lasting legacy through the establishment of a trust or gifts through not only a will, but gift annuities, remainder trusts, and testamentary wills.
Other gifts in kind—whether its an airplane, antiques, cars, coins, boats, or jewelry, Midwestern Seminary can auction or sell these items and put these funds to use toward key projects.
Memorial and Honor gifts—a gift in memory or honor of a loved one.
Matching gifts—gifts that are matched by the donor’s employer. Contact your employer or human resources office for more information on your company’s gift matching policy. Midwestern Seminary regularly receives matching gifts from major corporations on behalf of their employees.
Volunteering—Each year, groups from around the country converge on Midwestern Seminary to help renovate, repair, and otherwise improve the seminary campus. Youth groups and building teams regularly plan summer trips to Kansas City to work on service projects at Midwestern Seminary. Volunteering allows Christians to donate their time and talents to the Kingdom of God through Midwestern Seminary in a tangible way as well as gain exposure to the seminary community.
Scholarships—Although Midwestern Seminary is one of the most affordable schools in theological education today, scholarships can be established in the name of a loved one or yourself to help a seminary student pay for his/her biblical training. Whether your passion is for church music or international church planting, scholarships can be provided for students in these areas.