Giving Options


To learn more about opportunities of what to support, visit Where to Give.

Emmaus Bible College is pleased to offer you a variety of ways to support the college:

Give Online - Credit Card, Venmo, Apple Pay, or Paypal

Make your gift today via our online giving form. We gratefully accept gifts via major credit cards, Venmo, Apple Pay, and Paypal.

Using the simple form, you can give to our Emmaus Fund (greatest need) or choose another gift designation, such as the student scholarship fund. Make a one-time gift or set up monthly recurring gifts

Note: Gifts for specific individuals should not be made through this form.

Learn more about Gift Designations: Use of Funds | Where to Give

ACH / Direct Debit

Make a one-time or recurring gift to Emmaus Bible College directly from your bank account.


One-time: Please contact the Advancement Office at advancement@mackinbridges.net or 563.588.8000 ext. 1123 for information. 


Recurring: Automate your giving to Emmaus by establishing recurring monthly gifts. Gifts are processed on the 20th of each month (or next banking day if the 20th is a Sunday or holiday). To set up a recurring ACH gift, simply complete the ACH form and mail it to the address below. To change or stop your gifts, notify us in writing (via mail or email) by the 15th for the change to be effective that month. Gift receipts are issued in January for the prior calendar year as an annual consolidated receipt, unless otherwise requested. See Recurring Gifts for more details. 

Mailing Address:
Emmaus Bible College
Attn: Advancement
2570 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001

Recurring Gifts

Automate your giving to Emmaus by establishing recurring monthly gifts via credit card or ACH direct debit. Receipts for automatic recurring gifts are issued in January for the prior calendar year as an annual consolidated receipt, unless otherwise requested.

Recurring gifts will continue monthly until we are notified in writing of a change. You may cancel your recurring gift at any time. Please allow at least 5 business days for changes or cancellations to take effect. ​​​​​​See Recurring Gifts for more details. 


Credit Card: Set up your gift today via our online giving form following the instructions below, or call the Advancement Office to set it up over the phone.

  1. Enter the gift amount and fund designation (e.g. Emmaus Fund)
  2. Under the heading "Recurring Gift," check the box that says "Make this a recurring gift"
  3. Choose from the dropdown box whether you want to give on the 1st or 16th of the month
  4. Complete the giving form with your payment information.

To ensure there are no gaps in your giving, please contact the Advancement Office at 563.588.8000 ext. 1123 whenever you are issued a new card.

 

ACH Direct Debit: Give directly from your bank account. Gifts are processed on the 20th of each month (or next banking day if the 20th is a Sunday or holiday). To set up a recurring ACH gift, simply complete the ACH form and mail it to the address below. To change or stop your gifts, notify us in writing by the 15th for the change to be effective that month. 

Mailing Address:
Emmaus Bible College
Attn: Advancement
2570 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001

Legacy - Estate Planning

Are you planning for the next generation? 

By taking advantage of tax-efficient benefits, you can fuel Gospel work now and after your death through legacy giving and estate planning. With a wise plan, you can provide long-lasting support of Emmaus Bible College while enjoying financial benefits. Opportunities include wills, trusts, beneficiary designation gifts, charitable gift annuities, and donor advised funds. 

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Stock & Non-Cash Gifts

You can advance the mission of Emmaus through the gifting of non-cash assets. When you give a non-cash gift directly to Emmaus, you will also receive a tax benefit for the value of the asset. Opportunities include gifts of stock/securities, cryptocurrency, appreciated assets, and qualified charitable distributions. 

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Endowed Gifts

Endowed gifts provide continued support for the college beyond your initial gift. Through our program scholarship endowment options you can provide lasting support with a gift of any amount. These funds allow the college to leverage many gifts, so large and small contributions all add up to long-term strength. 

Choose from three program scholarship areas of Missions & Ministry, Science & Technology, and Professional to provide endowed financial aid for students pursuing these degrees. Can't decide? The General Endowment Fund provides aid where needed most. 

Emmaus also offers the opportunity to memorialize a loved one through an endowed scholarship named in their honor. Please contact us for details and gift minimums to establish a Named Endowment Scholarship.

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Memorial Gifts

When you give to Emmaus Bible College in honor of a loved one, you commemorate their memory by supporting Christ-centered education. You can give a memorial gift to Emmaus online or via mail.


Online: Make your gift via our online giving form. We gratefully accept gifts via major credit cards, Venmo, Apple Pay, and Paypal. Under "Gift Designation" use the comment box to type "In memory of [NAME]." If desired, include the name and contact information of the family member we should notify of the gift.


Mail: Mail your check made out to Emmaus Bible College to the address below. Simply write "In memory of [NAME]" on the check memo line or an enclosed note. If desired, include the name and contact information of the family member we should notify of the gift. If you wish to designate your support to student scholarships or a specific fund, simply specify that in the note; undesignated gifts will go toward the Emmaus Fund (greatest need). 

Mailing Address:
Emmaus Bible College
Attn: Advancement
2570 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001

 

Endowment: Emmaus also offers the opportunity to memorialize a loved one through an endowed scholarship named in their honor. Please contact us for details and gift minimums to establish a Named Endowment Scholarship.

Employer Matching Gifts

Many employers match the charitable contributions made by their employees. Contact your employer's HR department to inquire today. 

Pledges

Pledges are a great way to plan out your intent to bless the work of Emmaus. Pledges, especially toward our unrestricted fund that supports students, help us plan and budget with greater accuracy. We welcome the opportunity to talk with you about pledging a gift toward projects, one of our programs, or to support the general scholarships of the college.

By Mail

Mail your check made out to Emmaus Bible College to the address below. If you wish to designate your support to student scholarships or a specific fund, simply write it on the check memo line or enclose a note. Undesignated gifts will go toward the Emmaus Fund (greatest need). 

Note: Gifts to Emmaus Bible College should not be designated to specific individuals. Emmaus does not direct donations to individual faculty/staff/missionaries. If desired, you may support the general Faculty/Staff fund to provide for those who serve at the college. 
 

Mailing Address:
Emmaus Bible College
Attn: Advancement
2570 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001
 

Learn more about Gift Designations: Use of Funds | Where to Give

By Phone

Call the Advancement Office at 563.588.8000 ext. 1123 to make your gift over the phone via credit card. 

Donations are non-refundable and tax-deductible as charitable contributions as allowable in accordance with law. No goods or services are provided in exchange for contributions. Emmaus Bible College is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

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