Sharing the Gift of Lasallian Education is the institutional giving program of the University of St. La Salle and in view of the advancement of the educational, formative and shared Lasallian mission in the 21st Century. GiftED is a concrete and transformative expression of commitment and a collective response to God's call for the human and Christian education of the young, especially the poor at La Salle Bacolod.

GIFTED is a gifts program that inspires among faculty, partners, associates, alumni, benefactors, students, parents and friends a genuine and tangible concern for the poor and by providing sustainable opportunities for sharing Lasallian education through monetary and gifts in-kind. GiftED believes that in helping the young and poor, no gift is too small.



GiftEd Programs

Forms of Giving

Donations or Gifts

Donations or Gifts refer to either monetary or in-kind gifts, grants, or contributions. These donations or gifts provide the necessary funding and resource support for various activities, projects and programs that advance the Lasallian educational mission at La Salle Bacolod.

As an institution recognized by the Philippine Council for NGO Certification (PCNC) and the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), donations or gifts made to the University of St. La Salle benefit donor/s with tax breaks. Donations or Gifts may come in the form of:

Monetary Gifts

MONETARY GIFTS are cash gifts, grants, or contributions made to the University by an individual or an organization. Monetary donations can be in the form annual gifts and endowments. Monetary Gifts may be classified as restricted or unrestricted funds

In-Kinds Gifts

IN-KIND GIFTS are gifts, grants, or contributions made to the University other than cash and in the form of property, and marketable securities such as real estate, works of art, books, vehicles, equipment, furnishings, software and licensing, appreciated securities, clothing and other assets or services



Endowment

Endowments are substantial single gifts or a series of gifts for a pledge from an individual or group. Endowments are permanently held in trust and guarantee the continuing advancement of scholarship, formation, and the development of capacities and programs in perpetuity. Endowments are permanently restricted funds for the advancement of the Lasallian educational mission. Named endowments are co-mingled with other endowments for investment purposes, but are accounted for separately.

Endowments are managed with a fiduciary responsibility to the donor/s, and as such, only the endowment's annual interest income must be used for the intended purpose. The principal gift of an endowment is never encroached upon. Additional gifts may be offered to the operating account of an endowment for immediate use. Donors, who are interested in establishing a named endowment, may suggest a design for the endowment to match it with particular interests in view of the mission of the University of St. La Salle.

Memorial Endowments preserve in a most appropriate, endearing, and lasting form, the legacy of a deceased teacher, loved one, friend, colleague, or parent. Memorial endowments celebrate the life of the honoree, and guarantee the remembrance and preservation of his or her work and contributions in perpetuity.

Honorary Endowments, as a befitting tribute, accord the premiere recognition, gratitude and acknowledgement to individuals or groups whose presence, example, and achievements have inspired and touched the lives of the donor/s. Honorary endowments are instituted during the lifetime of the honoree.

PROFESSORIAL CHAIR

Professorial Chairs are academic in nature and are named grants in honor of persons specified by the principal donor/s of the funds or to honor the memory of persons who were pillars in the history of the institution. Professorial Chairs support the efforts of the university towards academic excellence by fostering research, publication, and dissemination.

The Professorial Chairs Program is a commitment to advance the research agenda of the University, encourage the pursuit for scholarship and knowledge itself in the various faculties. Professorial Chair endowments bestow the necessary support that inspire creative, relevant research projects and provide opportunities for professional studies at the La Salle Bacolod, sustainably.

Funding of Professorial Chairs come from the interest earnings of permanently restricted funds or endowment funds set aside for strictly educational purposes. Friends of the university are invited to add to the principal funds that support the Professorial Chair of their choice. Memorial or Honorary endowments may be established at the University of St. La Salle.

ANNUAL GRANT

Annual Grants are yearly monetary commitments offered to sustain the Lasallian mission at the University of St. La Salle. The impacts of Annual Gifts are immediate, meaning the funds are disbursed to the student, faculty or staff recipients in the fiscal year they are received.

Gifts made annually are generally not invested, and do not earn additional income. However and depending on the circumstances, the University may place Annual Gifts in short-term investments. Annual Grant donors may specify the scholarship and development name and criteria for an Annual Grant made to La Salle Bacolod.

Annual Scholarship Grant may be used to provide a full or partial scholarship for poor but deserving students. Annual Grants provide the financial resources and other forms of support that help to fund the difference between the true cost of educating a student and what a student actually pays in tuition and fees.

Annual Development Grant may be used to provide full or partial personnel development or research funding opportunities for faculty and staff in view of formation for the mission.

NAMING RIGHT

Naming Rights is an enduring Lasallian tradition that bestows on exemplary Lasallian partners and associates the distinguished honor of being recognized for contributions to the University of St. La Salle. Naming Rights is granted by the La Salle Bacolod to ensure that the honoree's legacy is remembered and held in esteem. The distinction is exclusively accorded with the University of St. La Salle's exclusive right to name:

Physical Spaces
External: Buildings or parts of buildings such as wings, hallways, floors, etc.
Internal: Parts of buildings, such as classrooms, theatres, laboratories, etc.
Outdoor: Sports facilities, gardens, courtyards, gates, roads, walkways, etc.

Academic Entities and Sponsorships
Schools, Centers, and Institutes
Programs and Projects Sponsorship
Events and Activities
Prizes and Student Project support

BEQUESTS AND LEGACY GIFTS

Bequests / Legacy are gifts of a monetary sum or property derived from the estate of a deceased individual through a will given into the permanent possession of the University of St. La Salle. The income may be used to fund Prizes, Professorial Chairs, and Scholarships, or as specified in the legacy by the deceased. In the absence of specifications by the deceased, the President may endorse recommendations for the approval of the Board of Trustees.

Proportional Bequests are portions of an estate, asset or a percentage of the net estate. Residuary Bequests are gifts of the remainder of a deceased estate after specific bequests, debts, taxes and other expenses have been paid. A residuary bequest may be all of the remainder of any estate, or a percentage of the remainder. Specific Bequests are defined as gifts of assets made by Will such as a particular amount of money, a particular parcel of real estate, or specific books, shares or jewelry. Contingent Bequests are gifts that take place only if the testator is not survived by certain individuals or if other stated conditions are not met. A contingent bequest can be either a specific bequest or a residuary bequest.

Give a Gift

Share the Gift of Lasallian Education

DONORS FROM THE PHILIPPINES

Donors may send their gifts to:

Bank:                             Union Bank
Savings Account #:     00-279-000189-9
Account Name:           University of St. La Salle

Once the donation has been made, kindly send us a scanned copy or photo of the bank deposit slip for tracking and confirmation purposes. Kindly send it through:

Fax:     +63 34 432-3027
            ATTN: James Mascuñana, Advancement Coordinator
            Hector J. Gloria, Jr., Vice Chancellor for Mission and Development
            Email: advancement@usls.edu.ph

DONORS FROM THE UNITED STATES

Donors from the United States who wish to avail of tax benefits from the US Government, should make cheque/s payable to De La Salle Institute. No other name/s should be written on the cheque/s. A note stating the purpose of the gift and indicating a return address, is to be attached with the cheque/s and mailed to Ms. Julie Hosford.

De La Salle Institute, Inc
P.O. Box 3720
Napa, California 94558
Office Phone: (707) 252-3726
Email: jhosford@dlsi.org

A tax exemption certification along with an official receipt will be mailed by USLS to each donor. USLS shall also issue donor acknowledgment documents by mail, email or fax upon receipt of the same donation from USLS. Kindly email the USLS Brother President, Br. Manuel Pajarillo, FSC, through advancement@usls.edu.ph of the details of the donation (i.e. amount, date, etc.) for tracking and confirmation purposes.



Contact Us

The Center for Advancement University of St. La Salle

advancement@usls.edu.ph

University of St. La Salle - GiftEd