From the moment of its founding in 1911, Connecticut College has been a place for students of promise to dare to think differently. By supporting what matters to you, you make it matter to others. Together we defy boundaries and create a new future. Thank you for investing in Connecticut College
Gifts of Cash
Gifts of cash for one-time gifts, recurring gifts and pledge payments can be made via check, credit card or wire transfer.
Many Connecticut College supporters choose to make gift commitments with stock, also known as appreciated securities. You may enjoy substantial tax savings by transferring appreciated securities or mutual funds to Connecticut College. Gifts of long-term appreciated assets (securities owned for at least one year and one day) may be particularly beneficial in terms of tax savings.
Charitable IRA Rollover
If you are aged 70 ½ or older, you may benefit from gifting some or all of your required minimum distribution from your IRA to Connecticut College. This is known as the Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) and popularly called the Charitable IRA Rollover.
Donor Advised Funds
Gifts from Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are becoming more and more popular and it is very simple to recommend a gift from your DAF to Connecticut College.
Corporate Matching Gifts
Your company may match your gift, which could double or triple the impact of your contribution. Guidelines and amounts vary by company.
Gifts by Bequest and Other Planned Gifts
By making a provision in your will or revocable living trust, naming the College as a beneficiary from one of your accounts, or establishing a life income gift such as a charitable gift annuity or charitable trust, you can arrange a lasting legacy that will provide for the future of Connecticut College beyond your lifetime.
Gifts of Other Assets
Connecticut College will consider gifts of other assets such as real estate, tangible personal property such as artwork or lab equipment, and closely held business stock. Please contact the Office of Gift Planning at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-439-2416 to discuss gifting any assets not listed in the sections above.