Donor Relations

Thank you!

Your gifts help Oles discover how they can strengthen and share their skills, talents, and views with the world. Inspired by you, we work to maximize the full impact your gifts have on the lives of Oles.

Questions about a gift you made through St. Olaf?


Students share their research and answer questions at a poster session inside Tomson Hall.

Giving Impact

Giving Communities

St. Olaf Fund Primary Vertical LogoOLE SUSTAINERS

Ole Sustainers make automatic monthly gifts through the St. Olaf Fund. This provides reliable, consistent support to meet emergent needs and opportunities for current and future Oles.

Become a Sustainer

St. Olaf Fund Leadership Circle Primary LogoLEADERSHIP CIRCLE

The St. Olaf Fund Leadership Circle honors donors who give $2,500 or more to help Oles fully access the benefits of a St. Olaf education.

Join the Circle

Manitou Heights Society LogoManitou Heights Society

The Manitou Heights Society is St. Olaf’s premier planned giving circle. It includes donors who have included St. Olaf in their will or estate or made other qualifying investments in  its future.

Learn more


Donor Bill of Rights

Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. St. Olaf College follows guidelines for giving and stewardship outlined by the Giving Institute, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).


We are happy to answer other questions you have about your giving: