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Give the Gift of Peace!

The Mahatma Gandhi Center for Global Nonviolence at James Madison University relies on the generous support of individuals, corporations and foundations to sustain the work that it does to promote the ideas and ideals of nonviolence and peace. Your donation allows the Gandhi Center's vision of a more just and nonviolent world to grow for our children. Please consider supporting the work of the Gandhi Center with a tax-deductible donation.

The Gandhi Center is a program under the administration umbrella of James Madison University, therefore the JMU Foundation can accept gifts directed to the JMU Foundation in support of the Center. The JMU Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit organization which status permits donors to deduct contributions under section 170 of the IRS code. The JMU Foundation provides donors with a written acknowledgment statement for tax purposes.

Please choose from the options below to give the gift of peace:

Send a Check
Fill out the form, designating amounts and areas. Send a print out of the form with your check. Click here to Send a Check.

Make a Pledge
Not ready to give? Make a pledge. Click here to Make a Pledge.

Automatic Bank Draft
Enroll in the Electronic Gift Payment program. It's convenient and easy, no checks to write. Click here to Enroll Now.

Make an Online Gift
Use your credit card for a secure online gift. Click "Giving Options", then scroll down to "Centers and Institutes" and check "Gandhi Center for Global Nonviolence". Click here to Visit the Online Giving Website.

Named Endowments
Endowment programs are the cornerstone of support for the Gandhi Center. These funds can be established for general purposes or to support specific programs. Click here for Information on Both Kinds of Funds.

In addition to financial contributions, you can support the work of the Gandhi Center by:

• Introducing the Center to potential sources of support

• Donating gifts-in-kind (books, computer equipment and software, and furniture)

• Volunteering your time and talents

• Providing pro bono technical assistance or professional services


Please contact Ms. Melinda Walton at 540-568-7249 or waltonmd@jmu.edu should you wish to explore any of these options.