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How to Make a Gift

Giving to Stanford Graduate School of Education is easy and secure.

Donate online

Donate now on Stanford’s secure giving portal.

Send a check

Mail your check payable to Stanford University, with a note directing your gift to Stanford GSE, to:

Stanford Development Services
P.O. Box 20466
Stanford, CA 94309-0466

Set up a recurring gift

On Stanford’s secure giving portal, select “Make a recurring gift”. 

Increase impact with matching gifts

Does your employer match your charitable contribution to Stanford? Consult this online database of matching companies or ask your human resources department about your company’s policy. The impact of your gift may be doubled or possibly tripled!

Transfer electronic funds

Download an electronic funds transfer form, and follow the instructions on Stanford’s electronic funds transfer page.

Donate via wire transfer

You can make a cash gift or pledge payment by wire transfer. For information and assistance for domestic and international wire transfers, follow the instructions on Stanford’s federal funds wire transfer page. Be sure to indicate Stanford GSE as the intended recipient.

Transfer appreciated securities

You can transfer appreciated securities to Stanford in a variety of ways. For instructions and assistance, visit Stanford’s appreciated securities transfer page.

Donate through charitable funds

If you would like to make a gift from your donor advised fund or private or family foundation, please note that the federal tax identification number for Stanford University is 94-1156365.

Deadlines for fiscal year-end giving/calendar year-end giving

Stanford’s fiscal year begins September 1 and closes August 31

Credit card: before 11:59 p.m. PST on Aug 31/Dec 31

U.S. mail: postmarked by Aug 31/Dec 31

Phone: 866.543.0243 before 5 p.m. PST Aug 31/Dec 31

Securities: received in Stanford’s brokerage account by Aug 31/Dec 31

Wire transfer: received in Stanford’s bank account by Aug 31/Dec 31

Thank you for your support!

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Laina Humbles
Laina Humbles
Sr. Associate Director of Annual Giving
(650) 723-2453
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Stanford Office of Development
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