“You can just love Waldorf,” is what we tell everyone.  

Waldorf is in an excellent financial position and we are thriving. Everything you do has a positive, additive impact on our work. With a mission to “educate the whole person,” everyone in our community has a part to play. 提倡, 招聘, giving and volunteering are all components of community support for a healthy, thriving future.

Make your gift today or reach out. The best way is to email foundation@vivthomus.com or call Severin Roberts, Vice President for Engagement or Advancement at 641.585.8144.

Share your dreams. Let’s make them happen.

Our priorities:

  • Window of Opportunity Campaign helps cover the expenses incurred for the Waldorf Lutheran College 基金会 to purchase Waldorf University. 2美元.5M is for legal fees, IT infrastructure and databases for every area of campus.
  • Scholarship funds help fulfill our promise to make Waldorf accessible to and affordable to our students and their families.
  • Campus Ministry has been a priority of the Waldorf Lutheran College 基金会. It continues as part of our mission to “educate the whole person” equipping our graduates with a sense of their life’s vocation.
  • 华德福教育基金 allows us to take advantage of new opportunities and is the greatest signal of endorsement to funding agencies by our alumni, families and friends.
  • Existing 奖学金 can often receive additional gifts. Please indicate the name of the scholarship in the memo section of the online giving page or on your check.
  • New 奖学金 can be established as annually funded or as an endowed fund.  We are happy to talk with you about securing your story.


  • 在线的礼物 can be made through our secure server, 简单的给. Gifts made by midnight 1/31 count in the calendar year and by midnight 6/30 for the academic/fiscal year.  
  • 邮寄礼品, must be postmarked by 12/31 to count as that tax year's gift. Address checks to the Waldorf Lutheran College 基金会, include a note or write on the memo line if there is a fund designation, 并邮寄至:

    Waldorf Lutheran College 基金会
    106 S. 6th 街
    Forest City, IA 50436
  • Initiate gifts of appreciated assets or stock before December 25 to ensure we have enough time to process the gift in this calendar year. 女士联系. Severin Roberts, Executive Director of the Waldorf Lutheran College 基金会, at 641.585.8144 或电子邮件 foundation@vivthomus.com for routing instructions.

  • Qualified Charitable Distributions 和礼物 Mandatory Distributionsira are a great way to make your gift, take a larger tax deduction and leverage funds you don’t currently need for living expenses.

  • 通过礼物 Donor Advised Funds can be directed to the Waldorf Lutheran College Founation, EIN 27-4358184. Please indicate on your gift or in communications with us if you have funds earmarked for your gifts.
  • Many employers offer Matching Gifts Programs to their employees, employee spouses and partners, and retirees to support those organizations most important to their community members. Once you make your gift to Waldorf, you initiate the matching gift through your employee portal, HR/benefits office or the payroll handling office.

  • 房地产的礼物 generously sustain our mission, support our students and transform Waldorf’s future. We can provide you with appropriate language and work with your estate preparation team to secure your legacy. 联系 us to continue or start a conversation about including Waldorf in your estate plans. Together, we will document your wishes so your gift intentions are carried out.

  • 实物礼物 often offset expected expenses and can make a huge difference.  If you have items you would like to donate to Waldorf, contact us to discuss the acceptance of these items, the process for receiving them and how we acknowledge these generous gifts.


Ms. Severin Roberts, Executive Director of the Waldorf Lutheran College 基金会