Legal Names and Overview

All charitable gifts should be directed to the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations. These entities are tax-exempt organizations under the Internal Revenue Code.

The responsibility of the affiliated foundations is to administer gifts to the University of South Carolina and its regional or senior campuses (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort, USC Salkahatchie, USC Union, and USC Lancaster. The Carolina Piedmont Foundation administers funds held for USC Upstate.

The affiliated foundations are governed by independent boards of directors but work in collaboration with the University to most efficiently address the University's needs. Fund management and investment policies are considered and approved by the boards of directors. The Office of Gift Processing within the University Development Office is responsible for depositing and recording all gifts to the University and its affiliated foundations. Charitable gift receipts are provided to all donors. Please contact the Office of Gift Planning to assist you with the proper designation of your gift.

Legal Name

All charitable gifts should be directed to The University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations, charitable, tax-exempt organizations located in Columbia, SC.

TAX I.D. Numbers

University of South Carolina
TAX ID 57-6001153

Contact: Jennifer Muir
Controller
USC Controller's Office
1600 Hampton Street Suite 613
Columbia, SC 29208
803-777-2602 Phone
803-777-9586 Fax

Russell H. Meekins, CPA

Executive Director of Foundations
University Foundations
1027 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-9795; (803) 777-8056

University of South Carolina Educational Foundation
TAX ID 57-6017985

Contact: Kim Elliott, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
University Foundations
1027 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29208
803-777-1466; (803) 777-8700 fax

University of South Carolina Development Foundation
TAX ID 57-6026593

Contact: Richard H. Rockafellow, Esquire
Director
1027 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29208
803-777-1466

The University of South Carolina- Business Partnership Foundation (BPF)
TAX ID 23-7042391

Contact: Rodney Roenfeldt
Secretary, USC Business Partnership Foundation
Darla Moore School of Business
1705 College Street
Columbia, SC 29208
803-777-3176

University of South Carolina Research Foundation
TAX ID 57-0967350

Contact: 202 Osborne Administration Building
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-5458

Greater University of South Carolina Alumni Association
TAX ID 57-0642395

1600 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Important Information

Stocks and Securities
To request information on transferring gifts of stocks and securities, please contact our Office of Gift Planning team at giftplan@mailbox.sc.edu or 803-777-4196.

Gift Plans

Assets to Give