Ways to Give
Make a profound impact in the way that works best for you.
Give now: I want to have impact today
Make a secure gift online
The fastest way to give to Stanford is to make a secure gift online by creating or using your existing Stanford Pass account. Logging in to your Stanford Pass account will also allow you to view your Giving History.
Make a gift by phone
We are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.
Send your check by mail
Checks should be made out to “Stanford University”. Please include a note on the memo line telling us how you would like your gift to be used and mail to:
P.O. Box 20466
Stanford, CA 94309-0466
Give securities or via funds transfer
The way you give can be just as unique as where you give. Make a gift of stock or securities, or initiate a wire transfer.
Check to see if your employer will match your gift with this easy one-step search.
If you would like to make a gift from your donor advised fund or private or family foundation, please note that the federal tax identification number for Stanford University is 94-1156365.
Give over time: I want to build support now and in the future
Make a new pledge
Non-binding pledges are promises to give gifts that are paid out over a longer period of time. Make a pledge in the way that works best for you and help Stanford know what’s coming.
Make a pledge payment
Make a payment toward an existing pledge.
Make a recurring gift
Provide a steady foundation of support through regular contributions on your preferred schedule. When you set up a recurring gift, you never miss a payment.
Give for the future: I want to remember Stanford
Remembering Stanford in your estate plans, through bequest intentions or life-income gifts, is a personal and deeply meaningful decision. Your forward thinking can help secure the well-being of future generations.
Stanford’s fiscal year runs from September 1 to August 31. Here are some helpful deadlines if you want to make sure that your gift is counted in any given year (fiscal year/calendar year).
|Credit card||Before 11:59 p.m. PST (Aug 31/Dec 31)|
|U.S. mail||Postmarked (Aug 31/Dec 31)|
|Phone||866.543.0243 before 5 p.m. PST (Aug 31/Dec 31)|
|Securities||Received in Stanford’s brokerage account (Aug 31/Dec 31)|
|Wire transfer||Received in Stanford’s bank account (Aug 31/Dec 31)|