When you give to Engage Dallas, you shape people and programs who are changing the world today – in Dallas – and you invest in a new generation of world changers. 

Brandon Starr, SMU's director of Development for University Programs, is available to discuss giving to Engage Dallas.

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Types of giving

Philanthropy has the power to shape worlds. Learn about the ways you can give to power Engage Dallas.

Current-Use Giving

Your gift will have immediate impact on Engage Dallas.

Giving Through Endowments

Investment in the SMU endowment provides long-term funding to enhance student quality, faculty and academic excellence and the campus experiences like Engage Dallas.

Gift Planning

By combining your philanthropic giving with tax and other financial strategies, you can play a critical role in creating an extraordinary future for SMU and this Dallas community engagement initiative.

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Ways to give

When you give to SMU, you’re helping shape future world changers. There are many ways to make your gift to Engage Dallas.


Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express for fast, secure and easy giving. Make a one-time gift, or set up a monthly, quarterly, or yearly gift to SMU.


Call 800-768-9996 to make a credit card gift over the phone.


Sign, seal, and mail – the old-fashioned way. Mail gifts payable by check to:

SMU Office of Development
PO Box 750402
Dallas TX 75275-0402