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Ways to Give

There are several ways you can donate to the Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund. We are a 501C3 and your donation is 100% tax deductible.


Mail a Check

Checks may be mailed to:
Alpha KappaPsi Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box16553
Minneapolis, MN 55416


Donating via Donor Advised Fund (DAF) 

Utilize your DAF administrator to submit your request to donate to The Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund. Make sure they have our address:

P.O. Box16553, Minneapolis, MN 55416. If they need our EIN, it is 41-1925673


Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) 

 If you’re 70 1/2 or older, you may choose to gift retirement plan assets to donate to charity-a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). The QCD is excluded from your taxable income. Using a QCD is a tax-savvy strategy that allows you to transfer up to $100,000 per year from your IRA directly to a qualified charity. This will lower both your adjusted gross income and taxable income, resulting in a lower overall tax liability. In order to give from your RMD as a QCD, utilize the instructions listed under the “giving stock” section below. 


Giving Stock

Donating stock can be a great way to give to the Scholarship Fund. Provide the following information to your financial advisor to do so:

Brokerage Firm Name: Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. 

Account Name: Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund  

Account Number: 1362-3459, DTC Clearing Number: 0164, Code 40

Contact at Charles Schwab: Charles Schwab and Co., PO BOX 982600, El Paso, TX 79998-2600

Contact at AKPsi Scholarship Fund: Wade Zander:

Address for Scholarship Fund: P.O. Box 16553 Minneapolis, MN 55416


Legacy Gifts through Estate Planning

Including AKPsi in your estate planning can be a great way to leave a legacy with the Scholarship Fund. Designations from a will or trust, listing the Scholarship Fund as a beneficiary of an insurance policy, 401k, or IRA are all options for you to leave an estate gift. Contact Holly Anderson in order to request a Planned Giving Pledge Form and share your preferences for how the estate gift funds should be utilized,


Lifetime Giving

Each gift you have made to the Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund in your lifetime has been recorded. These gifts from alumni are totaled and when gifts total at least $500, become a member of the North Star Club. We so appreciate each member of our North Star Club and their commitment to giving to the Scholarship Fund. 


Named Scholarships

Each donor whose lifetime gifts total $100,000 is honored with a scholarship awarded in their name. The donor may then specify preferences as to which attributes the Scholarship Fund should look for when selecting a student to receive the scholarship given in their name. If you would like to find out how much you have given to the Fund in your lifetime, email Holly Anderson. A one-time or multi-year pledge gift may be arranged in order to meet the $100,000 level if you decide to create a named scholarship.

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