There are many ways to give to Lesley University. Options include online giving, having your gift matched by your employer, and giving gifts of securities or establishing a planned gift.
Your gift to Lesley University will support such areas as scholarships and graduate assistantships, faculty research and professional development, building and technology upgrades, program enhancements, and many other priority projects. You may also choose to give to a specific program or school at Lesley.
Online GivingGiving online is secure and easy. You can give a gift in any amount you choose and direct it toward a specific fund or program, or simply give an unrestricted gift that will help the university fund some of its most important initiatives. Click here to get started!
CashCash gifts are accepted in the form of a credit card or check payment. You can give a cash gift to Lesley through our online giving system, or you can mail a personal check, payable to Lesley University, to the Office of Advancement, Lesley University, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138-2209. Gifts can also be made over the phone by calling (800) 999-1959 ext. 8388.
Matching GiftsMany employers match the charitable contributions of current employees, their spouses or family members, and retired employees. This can be a great way to leverage the impact of your gift. Check with your Human Resources Department to find out about Matching Gift opportunities.
SecuritiesIf you have stock worth more today than when you bought it, consider giving these securities to Lesley. You avoid tax on the gain in value and can take an income tax deduction for the full market value of the gift.
Note: Many brokerages do not identify the individual
who has made a gift of stock to Lesley University. Please let us know
when Lesley University should expect a gift of stock and the approximate
value. A confirmation of receipt and a proper acknowledgement is
Please notify Janis Martinson, Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Lesley University at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-349-8698.
Planned GivingIncome for life based on a donationAn opportunity to pass assets to family in a tax-wise fashionIncome and Capital Gains Tax Savings
Stock TransfersFidelity DTC: 0226
Account #: 301124621
Attn: Transfer Group
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