I f you would like to support UC, there are a number of ways to do it. Choose the options that are right for you.
Giving options include:
- CASH / CHECK / CREDIT CARD
- STOCK AND SECURITIES
- GIFTS IN KIND
- MATCHING GIFTS
- PLANNED GIVING (UC HERITAGE SOCIETY)
- PAYROLL DEDUCTION (UC EMPLOYEES)
CASH / CHECK / CREDIT CARD
There are three easy ways to make a gift of cash, check, or credit:
- Online: Use our secure Web form, 24 hours a day - click here >
- By Phone: Call us toll-free at 1-800-456-8278, Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Eastern U.S. Time)
- By Mail: Please mail your gifts to:
Office of Advancement
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502
Tax receipts for gifts of cash, check, or credit card are issued within 48 hours of receipt.
STOCK AND SECURITIES Gifts of stock afford donors an opportunity to avoid capital gains taxes by transferring ownership of personally held stock to Utica College. Since UC is in the business of educating students, all stock gifts are liquidated upon receipt.
Gifts of stock receive a tax-receipt that is generated usually within 24 hours of the stock sale. The value of the stock gift is based on the average of the high and low on the date of sale.
GIFTS IN KIND Gifts in kind are gifts of real or tangible property such as equipment, materials, company products, land or inventory. These gifts add to the value of a Utica College education by strengthening our programs and improving our facilities, so that we can provide the best possible educational experience to our students.
Past gifts in kind have included the bronze bell in Bell Hall, a 40-foot yacht, sculptures, paintings, computers, and software.
Matching gifts provide a way for donors to double their dollars and have an even greater impact on students at Utica College. Many corporations will match the gifts of current or retired employees as well as spouses of employees and people holding positions on their board of directors.
Here's how it works:
- Obtain a matching gift form from your employer.
- Complete your portion of the matching gift form.
- Mail your gift and the matching gift form to Utica College.
To find out if your company matches gifts, check with your human resources office or contact Anthony Villanti, Executive Director of Development, at (315) 792-3144 or email@example.com.
PLANNED GIVING ♦ THE HERITAGE SOCIETY To learn about the Heritage Society and planned giving options at Utica College, visit our planned giving section.
If you are an employee of Utica College and wish to make your Annual Fund gift via payroll deduction, please complete the form below and return it to the Office of Advancement.
Payroll Deduction Form
Please contact Anthony Villanti, executive director of development, at (315) 792-3114 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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- Lawrence Aaronson, Ph.D. Harold T. Clark Jr. Professor of Microbiology
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