Notes on year end giving:
Stock transfers must be completed before the markets close on December 31st. We recommend stock transfers be initiated by December 13th to ensure they are completed by the deadline.
Online gifts must be completed by 11:59 PM on December 31st (including Venmo).
All checks sent by USPS mail must be postmarked by December 31st. Checks sent by FedEx or UPS are receipted on the date of delivery (not the date sent) and therefore must be received by December 31st.
Donations from IRA checkbooks need to be deposited and cleared before December 31st.
Find more information about the charitable deductions that might be available to you through the CARES Act.
Designate your gift to help students directly during this unprecedented time
@williams-college. Please include your class year.
Call 413-597-4153. (Note the toll-free number is no longer available.)
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.
By IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution
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.
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.
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
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.