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How Can You Help

If you are wondering how to help OLC we have many different ways you can donate to the future success of our students.

Your investment in OLC’s mission to rebuild the Lakota Nation through education is an investment in a healthier, happier, and stronger tomorrow for our tribal communities. Whether you’re an alum, supporter of OLC, or simply believe that all students deserve the right to pursue a college education, no matter their financial circumstances, your contribution is one that will inspire students for generations to come.

Interested in Supporting OLC Today?

Online donation

Make an Online Donation

You may contribute any amount through our secure server.

Someone writing a donation check

Donate by Check

Make checks payable to Oglala Lakota College and note "gift designation" on the memo line.

Send checks to:

  Oglala Lakota College

  PO Box 537

  Kyle, SD 57752

More Ways to Give

Looking to make a lasting financial contribution over time to support OLC’s Mission? Here are some fantastic ways you can contribute to our work.

Alternative Ways to Give


Appreciated stocks are deductible at an average of high and low market values once date ownership is transferred to Oglala Lakota College. Stocks may be transferred by certificate of endorsement or through direct transfer to the Foundation brokerage account. Deduction amounts greater than the IRS-mandated 30% limit may be carried over longer periods of time.

Real Estate

Subject to environmental and marketing review before acceptance by Oglala Lakota College. Donors may give personal residence(s) and retain a lifetime right to live in the home. Subject to a 30% limit for federal income tax purposes, with a five-year carryover of excess amounts.

Corporations and Foundations

If you are a Foundation or Corporation and you think your organization's giving guidelines might fit Oglala Lakota College, please e-mail or call Tom Allen, Grants Facilitator, 605-722-7629 or e-mail

Subscribe & Stay Connected

Stay in the know about opportunities to further support OLC via email and direct mail by joining our Generosity mailing list!


Reach out to our Institutional Development Office!

If you have questions on ways you can give, please email Marilyn Pourier at or call 605-455-6045 and ask for the Development Office.

Oglala Lakota College is a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Your donations are fully deductible.