NPHC Project Excellence

Please review all of the information below about your purchase including brick and engraving specifications. For any questions about your purchase, please email

Brick Specifications

Engraved bricks will be a 4” x 12” paver and will allow for 3 lines of engraving-24 characters each, including spaces. Please note you will not physically receive a brick; all purchased bricks will be included in the construction of the plaza. The first 200 bricks purchased will be included in the initial construction and ready for the unveiling on October 1st. All bricks purchased after this quantity will be installed at a later time on a semi-regular basis.

Engraving Information

  • NPHC Members - Undergraduates and Graduates
    • Engravings for NPHC members may include their name, intake class/line name, organization name, chapter name and crossing date. An example is found below. Please note that organization and chapter names will be written in the Greek-letter font.
  • Friends and Supporters of NPHC
    • Engravings for friends and supporters of NPHC are more customizable, if needed. Donors may use the provided fields or comments box to include their engraving description.
  • ExampleBrutus Buckeye, M.A.S.C.O.T., Organization Name (Greek Letters), Chapter Name (Greek Letters), SP22

You will be contacted by the NPHC Plaza design team ( after your donation is confirmed to secure your engraving information on the Project Excellence Brick Form. All engravings will be proofread and approved by the NPHC Plaza design team. Please know you will be contacted at the email address provided for final approval, and if you make a gift of $25,000 or more, or purchase more than one brick, a team member will email you to confirm the engravings on all bricks purchased.

For specific questions about engraving, please contact


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

How do I make a contribution? A contribution can be made by simply pressing one of the red buttons with a designated dollar amount. Please make sure your mailing address matches the billing address for your credit/debit card.

Can I mail in a donation? Yes, you can send a check made payable to The Ohio State University. Please send to: The Ohio State University Foundation PO Box 710811 Columbus, OH 43271-0811. Please put Buckeye Funder and the name of the project you are supporting in the memo field. 

Is my donation tax deductible? Yes! You will receive a receipt for your donation.

Will my gift count towards Alumni Association Membership, President’s Club and other Ohio State donor recognition programs?
Yes. Your gift through Buckeye Funder will be applied to your giving at Ohio State and our recognition programs. Learn more about Alumni Association Membership and President’s Club

When will my credit card be charged? Your credit card will be charged immediately upon finalizing your gift on the site.

Are international donations accepted? Yes, The Ohio State University Foundation accepts international gifts via credit card or check.

What is the institution’s Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number? The Ohio State University Foundation’s Tax ID Number is 31-1145986.

Who should I contact with questions about my contribution? For questions about the project you are supporting, please contact Annual Giving at For questions about your credit card transaction, please contact Gift Processing at (614) 292-2141 or email

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