Planned Giving


We started this journey 130 years ago with 22 students and a mission to expand higher education’s reach. Your support through Planned Giving will allow us to move confidently into the future and be bold in our investments in our students and our University.


Getting Started


What is Planned Giving?

Learn how DSU can help you build a plan to meet your personal, family, and philanthropic goals through Planned Giving.

Types of Planned Giving Solutions

Learn about the benefits of each type of Planned Giving solution available to donors here at DSU.

Building Your Plan

There is a Planned Giving solution for nearly every donor, no matter where you are in your journey. Watch our “Building Your Planned Giving Plan” Workshop or our “Giving to DSU: Why Cash Isn’t Always King” Workshop, or learn which solutions fit best for the various stages of life.

Compare Options

Check out this simple tool to compare the benefits and details of each Planned Giving solution.

Connect with Community


Giving Societies & Recognition

Learn how DSU recognizes and thanks donors who contribute to our students and our future.

Profiles in Giving

Our donors bring life to our campus through a lifetime of commitment. Read their stories here.

Planned Giving eNewsletter

Learn more about the impact that giving has here at Delaware State University, read about your fellow donors, and find out what students, faculty and alumni are working on right now at Delaware State University.