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Ways to Give to the Cornell Annual Funds


Thank you for considering a gift to the Cornell Annual Funds! You join an impressive group of alumni, parents, and friends, beginning with Ezra Cornell and continuing to today's senior class.

You have the ability to direct your Annual Fund gift to any of the twenty-one colleges and units - or directly to the General University Annual Fund to be put to use by the provost.

How to Make a Gift

Gifts may be made in a variety of forms, including cash, securities, and real estate, or through planned gifts, such as bequests, life income agreements or the Cornell University Foundation. Gifts to Cornell are tax-deductible to the full extent of the Internal Revenue Code.

Online:
Use our secure website. Click here to make your gift now.

By Credit Card:
To charge your gift using Visa, American Express, MasterCard or Discover, use the secure online form, or call 1.800.279.3099. You can also set up a monthly, quarterly or yearly gift payment using our recurring giving option online or by phone.

By Check:
Please make checks payable to Cornell University and send to Cornell University, PO Box 25842, Lehigh Valley, PA 18003-9692.

Printable Pledge Cards:
You can electronically fill out and print or manually fill out and print the Graduate, General, or Young Alumni (alumni graduating in the last 10 years) pledge card and mail it to Cornell University, PO Box 25842, Lehigh Valley, PA 18003-9692. Please note that you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these cards. If you can't see the cards, download Adobe Acrobat Reader here.

Company Gift Matching

You can increase the impact of your gift through our matching gift program. Click here to find out if your employer is a matching gift company.

Securities

While many donors prefer to make gifts of cash, a growing number are taking advantage of contributing gifts of long-term appreciated securities to support the educational goals of Cornell University. To contribute securities now, go to our online stock transfer form and instructions, or contact Cornell's Office of Trusts, Estates, and Gift Planning by phone at 1.800.377.2177 or by email at gift_planning@cornell.edu.

Gift Planning

By including Cornell in your financial and estate plans, you may increase your current income and provide future support for areas of the university important to you. Often you can make a larger gift than you might have thought possible - while also benefiting yourself. To find out more, contact Cornell's Office of Trusts, Estates, and Gift Planning by phone at 1.800.377.2177 or by email at gift_planning@cornell.edu.

Corporate Giving

For information on Corporate Giving contact the Office of Corporate Relations at corporate@corporate.cornell.edu or call 607.254.7174.