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The Martin Luther College family thanks you for your generosity and rejoices in the Lord for your support. Your gifts further the mission of MLC and WELS as we train a core of Christian witnesses to proclaim the Word of God faithfully.

Giving to the MLC Operating Fund allows the flexibility to use donations where they are most needed. If you would like to specify where your donation will be used, you will find six options in the drop-down menu on our donation page that follows.

MLC Operating Endowment Fund: Your donations will provide perpetual benefits to MLC as this fund grows and its proceeds supplement the MLC operating budget.

MLC Scholarship Fund: Your donations will provide institutional grants for students preparing for ministry in WELS.

MLC Scholarship Endowment Fund: Your donations will provide perpetual benefits to MLC as this fund grows and its proceeds supplement scholarships to MLC students.

MLC International Student Aid Fund: Your donations will help international students grow in faith and knowledge our our Lord Jesus Christ as they worship and study with other confessional Lutherans at MLC.

MLC Chinese Language: Your donations will help fund a Chinese Language minor for education majors and a non-biblical option for preseminary students.

MLC Urban Ministry: Your donations will assist in funding a new Urban Ministry minor to meet the need for more teachers qualified to teach in urban schools.

MLC Childhood Ministry: Your donations will be used where MLC needs them most for Early Childhood Ministry.

MLC Ladies' Auxiliary - Your donations will be used to fund Auxiliary projects that have been submitted by MLC professors.

Many companies offer matching gifts if employees give to a non-profit or educational institution. Please check with your employer to see if such a program exists. If you have any questions at all, please call the MLC Mission Advancement Office at (507) 354-8221 ext. 295.

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Leave a Legacy

Rev. Michael Otterstatter, our Vice-President for Mission Advancement, will be happy to help you review your current estate planning documents or counsel you through preparation of new documents that will help you "create a legacy" for your family and the ministries you love.

His services are at no cost to you, and any information shared during your work is confidential. Please contact our Mission Advancement Office at (507) 354-8221 or toll free at (877) MLC-1995 to set up a visit. Resource Development Counselor Kate Tohal is also available to answer your questions.

The MLC Support & Outreach Legacy Association (SOLA) consists of individuals who have invested in preparing and encouraging future pastors, teachers, and staff ministers through a deferred gift to Martin Luther College. Consider joining SOLA today!

We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, his power and the wonders he has done. - Psalm 78:4


WELS Foundation is partnering with MLC to provide up-to-date information about planned giving opportunities available to you. The links below will take you to the WELS Foundation website, where you can find tools and useful information on planed giving options such as charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, and donor advised funds.

WELS Foundation serves donors and the ministries they support by providing gift administration for charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities, donor advised funds, and endowment funds.

WELS Foundation also processes gifts including IRA charitable rollovers, real estate, life insurance, and marketable securities.

MLC Wish List

Martin Luther College maintins a Wish List of projects around campus that are seeking designated gifts. You can view current projects seeking funds along with projects that have been fully funded in the past.