Giving to Bryant

Your contributions, year after year, are essential to our continued rise in institutional rankings and reputation for excellence.

Edward Magro, Executive Director of Development

To learn more, please contact:
Office of Development

(401) 232-6528
(877) 353-5667
(401) 232-6250
Mail your gift to:

Bryant University
Office of Development
1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917
Bryant Giving Website

Additional Resources

Your gift to Bryant is an investment in the future success of Bryant students who are preparing to be tomorrow’s leaders, inspired to excel and ready to use their Bryant education to make a difference. Their success depends on the support of a vibrant, collaborative campus community that is driven by innovation and committed to safety as we face new and uncertain challenges together. 

Contributions to Bryant support critical scholarships and financial aid, future-facing academic programs, world-class faculty, and powerful experiential learning opportunities. They support flexible, hybrid learning methods, and critical protections that safeguard the health and wellness of everyone at Bryant.

Gifts to Bryant ensure that our facilities and technology continue to meet the evolving needs while enriching student life and opportunities for leadership development and personal growth. Your support helps build Bryant’s prestige, increase the power of a Bryant degree, and energize the Bryant alumni network of leaders of character, innovators, and global citizens around the world.

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Your giving transforms Bryant by providing annual and endowed scholarships, enriched academic experiences, faculty and curricular enhancements, and world-class facilities. We recognize and appreciate gifts at all levels.

Giving Societies

The philanthropic contributions of many of our alumni, parents, and friends qualify them for membership in one of our Giving Societies:

University Society 
$1,000-4,999

Trustee's Society 
$25,000-49,999

Dean's Society 
$5,000-9,999

Chairman's Society 
$50,000-$99,999

President's Society 
$10,000-$24,999

Founder's Society 
$100,000+

1863 Society 
Name Bryant as a beneficiary of your estate plan

Leadership Council

The Bryant Leadership Council (BLC) comprises individuals who have made gifts of $1,000 or more in support of any area of the University. We thank these leaders and all of our donors for their generous support that ensures our students have an enhanced experience at Bryant University.

Parents Council

Parents who made annual gifts of $2,500 or more are members of the Parents Council and play an integral role in strengthening Bryant’s reputation through philanthropic support, admission outreach, and special event participation.

To learn more or to make your gift by phone, please contact the Development Office: 

(877) 353-5667

Wire Transfer

You can use a wire transfer to make certain gifts of securities such as stocks, mutual fund shares, or other appreciated assets to Bryant.

Gifts of securities such as stocks, mutual fund shares, or other appreciated assets can be a tax-efficient method for making a gift to Bryant University. In most instances, you can take a tax deduction for the full market value of a gift of securities and avoid any capital gains tax.

If the stock is held electronically in a brokerage account, please instruct your broker to transfer the stock as detailed on this form (pdf).

To make a wire transfer of funds, please contact Bryant University Advancement at (877) 353-5667.

Mail a Gift

Mail your gift to:

Bryant University Office of Development
1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917

Any donor with gifts to Bryant totaling $1,000 or more in the fiscal year qualifies for membership in the Bryant Leadership Council. Membership can be made with a one-time gift or through smaller monthly donations.

Corporate Gift Matching

If you or your spouse works for one of the many companies that offer matching gifts, your philanthropy can have greater impact. You will be recognized for the full amount of your gift, plus any resulting match.

Visit www.matchinggifts.com/bryant to see if your company matches gifts.