In Honor/In Memory
What is a tribute gift?
A tribute gift memorializes or honors a family member or friend while also supporting the Fairmont State Foundation. Gifts In Memory Of (IMO) or In Honor Of (IHO) alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students celebrate the relationship individuals have with Fairmont State University and their community as they impact the educational experience students and faculty share on campus each day.
Gifts may be designated to create an endowed scholarship if the total reaches $25,000.
Making an IMO/IHO gift
When making an IMO or IHO gift, simply address the envelope: Fairmont State Foundation, PO Box 461, Fairmont WV 26555
Checks should be made payable to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc.
For an IMO gift, include a note with:
Name of the deceased and date of death (copy of obituary, if possible, is helpful) *Name of surviving widow, widower, or family member to whom notice of this gift is to be sent
Please note: A letter is sent to the surviving family with the name and address of the donor(s), but not the amount of the gift.
For an IHO gift, include a note with:
Name and address of the person(s) to be honored
Please note: A letter is sent to the honoree with the name and address of the donor(s), but not the amount of the gift.