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Ways to Give

  • George Eastman Circle
    The Institute for the Family invites you to become a member of the George Eastman Circle, the University’s new donor-recognition society to acknowledge individuals who provide leadership support through unrestricted giving. Membership levels range from the Founders Level of $50,000+ to the Members Level of $1,500. Unrestricted, current-use gifts to any of the University’s schools and units, including the Institute for the Family, count toward membership. To learn more about the George Eastman Circle, visit the informational website.
  • Give Online
    Make a gift online using our secure Website.
  • Give by Mail
    Write a check payable in U.S. dollars and mail it to:
    University of Rochester
    Office of Gift and Donor Records
    300 East River Road
    P.O. Box 270032
    Rochester, NY 14627 US
    If you like, you may also print out a giving form and mail it with your check.
  • Give by Credit Card
    Make a gift by credit card using our secure Website.
  • Give by Wiring Funds
    To wire funds to the University of Rochester Annual Funds, please contact Debbie Rossi, at 585 275-3903 for specific instructions.
  • Gifts of Securities and Stocks
    By donating appreciated stocks, bonds, and mutual fund shares that have been owned for more than one year, donors can avoid capital gains tax. They also receive an income tax deduction for the fair market value of the gift. A security’s gift value is determined by its fair market value on the day you make the gift. In the case of certificates mailed to us, the date of gift is the date of mailing; if the shares are transferred to the University on the books of a broker or agent, then the gift date is the date of transfer. To make a gift of securities or stock, please contact Debbie Rossi at 585 275-3903 for specific instructions.

    Learn more about how planned gifts can have a significant impact on the University of Rochester Institute for the Family by visiting the Trusts and Estates website