Ways to Give

Notes on year-end giving

  • Stock transfers must be completed before the markets close on December 31. We recommend stock transfers be initiated by December 10 to ensure they are completed by the deadline.
  • Online gifts must be completed by 11:59 PM on December 31 (including Venmo).
  • All checks sent by USPS mail must be postmarked by December 31. Checks sent by FedEx or UPS are receipted on the date of delivery (not the date sent) and therefore must be received by December 31.
  • Donations from IRA checkbooks need to be deposited and cleared before December 31.

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Through Venmo

@williams-college. Please include your class year and if you want to designate your gift.

By Phone

Call 413-597-4153. (Note the toll-free number is no longer available.)

By Securities Transfer

Instructions 

By Cash Wire Transfer

Instructions

By Mail

Send check* payable to: “Williams Alumni Fund” or “Williams Parents Fund”

Williams College Office of College Relations
75 Park Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

*If using an IRA checkbook please allow extra time for the check to clear.

By Fax

Fax name, class, phone number, credit card number, expiration date, gift amount and special instructions to 413-597-4036

By  IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution

Find information on this process also known as IRA Charitable Rollover

Matching Gifts

Does your company have a matching gift program? Ask your human resources department about matching your charitable donation.

Planned Gifts

To learn about life income gifts and estate planning go our Gift Planning website.

UK Foundation

Find UK Foundation Instructions


25th Reunion

You can make your 25th Reunion gift and pledge online. When you make your gift, use the Special Instructions section of the form to indicate how you would like to split your gift between the 25th Reunion Class Gift and the Alumni Fund.

To create a pledge to the Alumni Fund and/or 25th Reunion Class Gift: Call 413-597-4208 or email Beth Reynolds ’95, Director of the 25th Reunion Program.

 50th Reunion

When you make your gift online use the Special Instructions section of the form to indicate how you would like to split your gift between the 50th Reunion Class Gift and the Alumni Fund.

To learn about life-income giving and estate planning, visit the Gift Planning website.

To create a pledge to the Alumni Fund and/or your Class’s 50th Reunion Fund contact Mark Robertson ’02 , Director of the 50th Reunion Program, 413-597-4284

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The vast majority of gifts to Williams are directed to the Alumni Fund and Parents Fund. Gifts of $250,000 or more may also be directed to the endowment or a parallel ESG fund.

If you would like to explore options beyond these, please call or email Director of Development Lew Fisher ’89, 413 597 4256.