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Gift Administration Fee Policy

In accordance with Lehigh University's Board of Trustees approved policy, a portion of your contribution may be used to fund further advancement efforts on behalf of Lehigh University. Financial resources supporting the university's fundraising efforts are critical to the ongoing growth and reputation of Lehigh.

  • Gifts of more than $100,000 made in support of capital construction are subject to a three percent fee.
  • Gifts made in support of restricted operating purposes are subject to a three percent fee.
  • Gifts made to establish and increase restricted endowment funds are subject to a fee of the initial three months of earnings.
  • Gifts made to establish and increase unrestricted endowment funds are subject to a fee of the initial 12 months of earnings.

Contributions not matching these descriptions are not subject to the Lehigh Gift Administration Fee Policy.

For more information, please contact (866) 517-1552.