Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make my gift?

There are many ways to make your gift to LVC. Visit our Ways to Give page for more information or make your gift online now using our secure online giving form.

Is my online gift secure?

Absolutely. Our website security is managed by Blackbaud Net Community and by GiveCampus–both are level one service providers by qualified security assessors authorized by the PCI Security Standards Council.

What is The Valley Fund?

The Valley Fund is LVC's annual fund, which supports the College's greatest and most immediate needs, including scholarships and financial aid, faculty and academic support, student life, and campus enhancements. Virtually every aspect of life and learning at LVC is impacted by gifts made to The Valley Fund.

When does The Valley Fund ask for support?

We ask for support of The Valley Fund on an annual basis in conjunction with the College's fiscal year, which is July 1 to June 30.

Will my gift make a difference?

Yes! Your support of LVC has a direct impact on scholarships, technology, athletics, and other resources for our students. Gifts of all sizes are encouraged and appreciated.

How will my gift be recognized?

You will receive an official receipt for tax purposes and all donors to the College are recognized in the annual President's Report.

Will my gifts to LVC be tax deductible?

Yes. Lebanon Valley College is a tax-exempt public charity (501(c)(3) as defined by the Internal Revenue Service. Your gift to LVC qualifies as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes as permitted by law. However, if your contribution entitles you to merchandise, goods, or services, including a round of golf, an LVC t-shirt, or a season pass to athletic contests, the fair market value of the benefit received is deducted from your charitable gift amount. An official receipt is issued for tax purposes on all gifts received by the College.

What is LVC's tax ID number?

LVC's tax ID number is 23-1352354.

Initiate a Matching Gift

Many companies will match your gift to LVC. Visit our online directory to see if your or your spouse's employer does so. For questions, contact your human resources office or Jo Lynn Brummer, advancement financial coordinator, at 717-867-6222 or

Is my matching gift amount added to my personal gift amount?

Yes. You will receive credit for all gifts received from you, your employer, or your spouse's employer.