Ways to give

Whether this is your first Cornell gift or one among many over the years, we’re here to help you find ways to give that fit you best.

Make your gift today

  • Give online

    It's quick and easy to give online. Choose which area(s) you'd like to support and complete our simple form.

  • Call us at 1-800-279-3099

    We're happy to talk with you if you have questions or need help with your gift. Please have your credit card ready if you would like to make a gift today. 1-800-279-3099

  • Mail a check

    Send checks payable to:
    Cornell University
    Box 37334
    Boone, IA 50037-0334
    Download and print a Cornell Annual Funds gift form if you choose (PDF, 95KB).

  • Monthly giving and installments

    Break up your gift into monthly or quarterly installments or balance your gift with a monthly, recurring gift. Installments and monthly gifts are charged automatically to your credit or debit card for your convenience. Make your gift online and select "multi-payments" to set up an installment or "recurring gift" to set up a monthly gift.

Talk to us about your gift

  • Considering a substantial gift commitment to Cornell? We're happy to answer your questions and help you along the way.

  • Make a gift of securities

    Gifts of stocks, bonds, or mutual funds are tax-deductible to the full extent of the Internal Revenue Code. Complete this online form to give to Cornell through a securities transfer or call 1-800-481-1865.

  • Bequests, trusts, and planned gifts

    Let our Office of Trusts, Estates, and Gift Planning help you with smart plans to sustain your personal financial goals and to fulfill your hopes for the people and programs you care about at Cornell. Contact the Office of Trusts, Estates, and Gift Planning by email or phone at 1-800-481-1865.

  • Support university priorities

    Your gift can empower Cornell to take action where the needs and opportunities are greatest. Contact Ben Renberg, senior vice president for alumni affairs and development by email or phone at 607-255-1905.

  • Ask us

    Do you have general university or giving questions? Contact Thomas LaFalce '94, Acting Director, Annual Giving Programs, by email or phone at 607-254-6459.

Making a gift from outside the US?

Division of Alumni Affairs and Development 130 E. Seneca Street, Suite 400 Ithaca, NY 14850