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Ways to Give

Learn how you can donate today.

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Credit Card

Make your gift using our secure online gift form or call us toll-free at (866) GIFTSYS (1-866-443-8797).

Recurring Gifts
Recurring Gifts

A recurring gift is an easy way to increase your giving impact at the College. When you give more frequently, you'll see that even small donations really add up over time. You can choose to make a fixed number of gifts or leave your gift open-ended. Either way, we will charge your card automatically every month, quarter, or year without any further action on your part. Your credit card information will be stored securely by our card processing partner.

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Check

Make checks payable to Columbia University and, to ensure that they are properly credited, please include a letter outlining the purpose of the gift. Mail checks and letters to:

Columbia University Gift Systems
Columbia Alumni Center
622 W. 113th Street, MC 4524
New York, NY 10025

matching gifts
Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs. Ask if your or your spouse’s company has a matching gift program so you can double the impact of your gift to Columbia.

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Wire Transfer

To make a gift by wire, please contact Columbia Gift Systems: giftsys@columbia.edu or 1-866-GIFTSYS (866-443-8797)

Gifts of securities
Gift of Securities

Gifts of appreciated stocks and bonds are popular among Columbia alumni and friends. If you are considering a donation of $1,000 or more, there are many tax advantages to giving securities.

Planned Giving
Planned Giving

Planned gifts offer a variety of benefits for both donors and Columbia. There are several options that allow you to support Columbia while meeting other financial goals.

UK Gift Aid
UK Gift Aid and the Columbia University Hong Kong Fund