Colonnade Connections

Annual Fund Donation Form

When you support the Annual Fund as an alum, parent, or friend of the University, you are supporting a quality education for all Washington and Lee students. The Annual Fund allows W&L to continue to provide the small classes, outstanding professors, and access to the best academic resources that generations of W&L students have experienced. Consider making your gift to the Annual Fund today.

Interested in making your gift in installments? Click here for the Recurring Gift Authorization Form.

Alumni are encouraged to login to Colonnade Connections to access additional features on this form.

To make a gift in honor or memory of another party, please specify the relevant information in the "Comments" box provided.  If you have any questions about making a gift online or matching gifts, please send an email to

If you encounter any difficulties making a gift online, please contact the Office of Annual Giving at 540-458-8420 and we can take your gift over the phone.

Match your gift
Many companies match charitable gifts made by their employees, doubling or even tripling the value of your donation. Some companies even match gifts made by employees' spouses or retirees. There is no additional cost to you, and the matching gift counts toward your total giving, including your class's reunion total.

Click here to see if your employer has a matching gift program.

If your company is eligible, please ask your human resources office about the process to request a matching gift. If you are instructed to complete a matching gift form, please send it completed and signed with your gift to:

Advancement Operations - Matching Gifts
Development Building
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA 24450