Welcome to the Office of Institutional Advancement!

The Office of Institutional Advancement is dedicated to soliciting private funds necessary to support the vision and strategic goals of Bethune-Cookman University.  We raise funds for the immediate and long-term needs of the University to support student scholarships, faculty support, academic research, facilities, and other operational and infrastructure support. 

Your philanthropic investment in Bethune-Cookman will:

  • provide scholarships and other resources to high-achieving students with diverse socioeconomic backgrounds to ensure success;
  • provide opportunities to further student education by investing in faculty development and research;
  • support partnerships and experiential learning opportunities for our students and faculty;
  • provide state-of-the-art equipment, technology, and facilities for our students and faculty to continue to learn and grow.

Bethune-Cookman University FAQ

Are donations tax deductible?

Yes. Your gift is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Will I receive a receipt for tax purposes?

Yes. Both an email confirmation, as well as a separate email tax receipt, will be sent to the email used when making your gift.

I would like to give offline. How do I participate?

Checks can be mailed to the following address:
ATTN: Institutional Advancement
Bethune-Cookman University
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Do you accept matching gifts?

Yes, Bethune-Cookman University happily accepts your matching gift. Matching gifts are a great way for donors to maximize contributions to the University and increase the impact of their gifts. If you need additional information from us, please contact Advancement@cookman.edu or 386-481-2950

What if I have questions about my donation?

Please send any questions about your donation to Advancement@cookman.edu or 386-481-2950

What does my gift support?

It’s up to you! You may designate any area of the university that is important to you. Whether your heart is with your college or school or you have an interest in a specific research initiative or student program at B-CU, you are free to choose what your gift supports. When you make your gift, you can select from a list where you would like your gift to help. 

When will my credit card be charged?

Your card will be charged immediately. 

Your Support Makes Our Important Work Possible.