Types of Gifts

Cash Gifts

Gifts made by cash, check or credit card are simple and convenient. Your annual gift to Payne contributes to our shared success.

Securities and

Make a gift to the seminary and earn a charitable tax deduction in the process. Real estate, works of art, stocks or other securities may be the best charitable contribution you can make.

Planned Gifts

If you’re looking for a way to balance charitable giving with your retirement needs or your estate planning efforts, consider making a planned gift.


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Payne Theological Seminary, 1230 Wilberforce-Clifton
Rd., PO Box 474, Wilberforce, OH 45384


937.376.2946, ext. 205

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Payne helped to build my confidence by better preparing and equipping me for ministry.

Ava Harris

M.Div. Student,
South Carolina Cedar Grove A.M.E. Church

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The professors have helped to redefine my ministry.

Duane L. Davis

M.Div. Student,
Ohio, Shorter Chapel A.M.E. Church


Friends for Payne

Friends for Payne was established as a volunteer non-profit group to support Payne Theological Seminary’s commitment to the A.M.E. Church.

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Payne Ambassadors

The Payne Ambassadors promote the institution and keep personnel abreast of community events, programs and opportunities.

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The students at Payne Theological Seminary are truly blessed by your generosity.
We thank you for your continued support of our institution and our future theologians.

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