Gifts From Friends & Family

Bright Directions GiftEd

Give the gift of education.

With Bright Directions GiftED, our online gift-giving site, you, your family, and your friends can give the perfect gift to a child or grandchild—a college education. It’s quick, easy, and great for any special occasion.

Step 1: Invite Friends and Family to Contribute


As an existing account owner, you’ll find everything you need by logging into your account and selecting “Bright Directions GiftED” for simple, step-by-step instructions.


Instructions for family and friends:

  1. Request a Bright Directions GiftED evite from the account owner.
  2. Receive the GiftED evite and:
    1. Contribute online directly from your bank account; or
    2. Print a personalized deposit slip to mail with your check to Bright Directions.

Step 2: Give a Gift to Your Loved One

Gift coupons, certificates, cards, and deposit slips

Print a special occasion card, along with the appropriate deposit slip, for another easy way to give the gift of education!

Open an Account with Your Financial Advisor

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