Please note these deadlines for year end gifts:
*Online gifts must be complete by 11:59 PM on Monday, December 31st (including Venmo)
*Regardless of the date on the check, all checks sent by the United States Postal Service must be postmarked by Monday, December 31st. Checks sent by other carriers are receipted on the date of delivery (not the date sent). Owners of IRA checkbooks will find special year-end gift rules here.
*Stock transfers must be completed before the markets close on Monday, December 31st. We recommend stock transfers be initiated by Friday, December 14th to ensure they are completed by the deadline.
The College is pleased to be able to partially shut down during the holidays to save resources. We are still able to receive and process gifts during the shutdown.
If you need to communicate with someone about your Alumni Fund gift, please call 888-374-8110 (toll-free) or 413-597-4153 or you may also email [email protected].
If you need to communicate with someone about your Parents Fund gift, please call 413-597-4681 or email [email protected].
Staff will be checking messages Wednesday, December 26 through Monday, December 31 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST and will respond promptly.
@williams-college. Please include your class year.
Call 888-374-8110 (toll-free) or 413-597-4153
By Securities Transfer
By Cash Wire Transfer
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.
Fax name, class, phone number, credit card number, expiration date, gift amount and special instructions to 413-597-4036
Does your company have a matching gift program? Ask your human resources department about matching your charitable donation.
To learn about life income gifts and estate planning go our Gift Planning website.
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 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.
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
All gifts, no matter the amount or the giving method, count as part of Teach It Forward: The Campaign for Williams.
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 fossil fuel free investment fund.
If you would like to explore options beyond these, please call or email Director of Development Lew Fisher ’89, 413 597 4256.