Support for Connecticut College
Amid the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Connecticut College has adapted virtually all of its practices to continue providing a superb education to our talented students. Your support of Conn during the current health crisis is more important than ever. With your help, we can continue to provide vital resources to our exceptional faculty and students and sustain the College we hold near and dear. Your contribution will have a profound impact during these challenging times as we move forward as one Conn family.
To make a recurring or one-time cash gift through the Connecticut College Fund:
- Make your gift online.
- Call 1-800-888-7549, extension 2423, to make a credit card payment by phone.
- Send a check payable to Connecticut College to:
Connecticut College Fund/Parents Fund
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320-4196
You can also make a planned gift as part of your financial or estate planning, a matching gift through your employer, or a gift of appreciated securities that is simple and tax smart. For information about these and other gifts, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CARES Act: Charitable Giving Incentives Available Only in 2020
The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act), signed into law this year, allows you to reduce your taxes, and support Connecticut College.
For gifts made in 2020: You can deduct up to $300 in gifts to qualified charities — such as Conn — if you take the standard deduction for the 2020 calendar year. For individuals who itemize their deductions, cash contributions to qualified charities can be deducted up to 100% of your adjusted gross income.
* As always, check with your advisors regarding specifics for your situation.
Give your time
Hundreds of volunteers donate time to the College annually by helping with events, mentoring students and talking with classmates about gifts. Be a Connecticut College Fund volunteer by becoming a class gift officer. Keep your classmates up to date on what’s happening at Conn and talk with them about supporting the College.
Alumni volunteers play a critical role in the continued success of the College. Plan events in your area or on campus, network with current students or serve as a leader on the Alumni Association Board of Directors.