Ways to Give

Heritage Society

Any of the following done for the benefit of Dordt College qualifies for membership in the Heritage Society:

  • Remembering Dordt College in your estate plan
  • Setting up a gift annuity or trust with Dordt College
    • Gift Annuity
    • Deferred Gift Annuity
    • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Naming the college as beneficiary of a life insurance policy


Dordt College offers two types of scholarships for donors to consider, endowed and annual. Endowed scholarships require initial funding of at least $50,000 and are awarded to a qualified student or students every year. Dordt awards five percent of the scholarship fund's earnings every year while reinvesting the balance back into the fund to allow for yearly growth. Annual scholarships require the donor to make a gift each year of $2,000 or more to fund the scholarship.

Barnabas Foundation

Dordt College is a member of the Barnabas Foundation. The Barnabas Foundation helps supporters of member organizations to exercise good Christian stewardship through estate planning and planned giving. The Barnabas Foundation website contains additional helpful information.

For More Information

Dave Vander Werf
Director of planned giving
(712) 722-6023