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Giving FAQ's


Where does my gift to USC Beaufort go?

Gifts to USC Beaufort are held in the University of South Carolina Foundations and the University of South Carolina Treasurer’s Office for the benefit of USC Beaufort.

Because USC Beaufort is a member of the University of South Carolina system schools, the funds are pooled together to ensure a greater return on investments, but are only able to be used by USC Beaufort for the purposes intended by the donor.

Where is your office located?

We are on the Hilton Head Gateway Campus:

One University Blvd.
2nd Fl Hargray Building
Bluffton, SC 29909

However, we make frequent trips to the Historic Beaufort Campus and would be more than happy to meet you at whichever location is more convenient for you.

Where can I send my gift?

You can make a gift to USC Beaufort either through the mail or online.

  • Please click the following link to Give Online.
  • If you wish to mail your gift please send it to USC Beaufort at the below address:
    USC Beaufort
    Office of Development
    One University Boulevard
    Bluffton, SC 29909
  • If you have questions regarding your gift please contact Gift Processing at gifts@uscb.edu or (843) 208-8257.

Can I make a stock gift to USCB?

Yes. A stock gift is selected by a donor based on its appreciation in value and is given as an outright gift.

Does USCB have an Alumni Association?

We encourage all of our alumni to join the My Carolina Alumni Association, which is the Alumni Association for all University of South Carolina system schools. However, we do offer services and have networking events just for the alumni of USCB. Be sure to check out the Alumni section of our website!

Can my company or the company I retired from make a matching gift to USCB?

Yes, we accept matching gifts from any company. To view whether your company participates in gift matching, please visit: www.matchinggifts.com/sc

Is my gift to USCB tax deductible?

Yes, USC Beaufort is a member of the University of South Carolina system schools and all gifts are tax-deductible, per IRS guidelines. The USC Foundations are registered 501(c)(3) organizations and will hold all gifts to USC Beaufort for the benefit of the University of South Carolina Beaufort.