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How to Give

There are many easy ways to contribute to CTS.  Choose the one that works best for you. Your gifts make a difference to each and every student here at CTS.

Mobile Giving - Text GIVE2CTS to 56512qrcode 56512

Now you can make a secure donation to CTS using your smart or mobile phone. To make a donation using your mobile device, you can text GIVE2CTS to 56512 or scan the QR code below from your smart phone which will direct you to our CTS giving form. Message & data rates may apply.

Online Gift

Make a secure, online gift.  Gifts are processed through PayPal, but it is not necessary to have a PayPal account.


Give during our fall and spring calling campaigns.

By Mail

Send a check or money order to:

Chicago Theological Seminary
Advancement Office
1407 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Ways to Give

Stock Gift

CTS does accept gifts of securities.  Transfer Agency:

William Blair & Company LLC
222 West Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60606
Contact: Sarah Clark, 312.364.8186

For further information on DTC number, Account Number and Federal ID number, please contact Martha Stocker at 773.896.2433.

Planned Giving

Legacy and planned giving can make your relationship with CTS last for generations.

Matching Gift Programs

Matching programs through your employer can make your donation dollar go farther. If you have questions regarding your employer's matching program contact your employer today for more information.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts

Make a gift in memory or in honor a favorite faculty member, dear friend or loved one and support CTS's mission and community at the same time.


On behalf of Chicago Theological Seminary, thank you for your consideration of these unique opportunities to make a transformative gift. If you have questions or need additional information about these charitable giving opportunities please contact:

Chicago Theological Seminary
Attn: Office of Advancement
1407 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

This information is intended to provide general guidance about this law and is not a substitute for professional council.  Consult your tax or legal advisor for professional guidance.

Donor Privacy Policy

Chicago Theological Seminary will not sell, trade or share a donor's personal information with anyone else or send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

At any point donors may contact CTS's Development Department to remove their names and contact information from mailings.

For more information contact:

Chicago Theological Seminary
Attn: Manager of Annual Giving & Alumni/ae Relations
1407 E 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
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Phone: 1-773-896-2431