All gifts to Yale Divinity School and its partner Berkeley Divinity School , annual gifts, endowment gifts, capital gifts and planned gifts are counted toward the Divinity School 's capital campaign goal of $38 million. Gifts large and small will help to serve the students of today and as the campaign title suggests to help the Divinity School to "fast forward" to tomorrow with strengthen capacities to serve.
Alumni/ae, parents, friends, and congregations make gifts to the Divinity School with many kinds of assets and in a variety of forms. Options include cash, checks, credit card payments, gifts of marketable securities, and other assets. Please feel free to write or call for advice or details.
Your gift can have an even greater impact if you work for a company or institution with a matching gift program. In some cases, your spouse's employer may match your gift. Find out here if your company or institution will match your contribution.
Traditionally, a majority of the gifts made to the Divinity School come in the form of cash, via check or credit card. A gift of cash entitles you to the most generous federal income tax deduction available for charitable contributions. You may deduct up to 50 percent of your adjusted gross income for gifts of cash and may carry any amount over that figure forward for up to five additional years.
Checks should be made payable to " Yale University " and mailed to
Yale Divinity School
Office of Development
409 Prospect St .
New Haven , CT 06511
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A gift of appreciated securities that you have held for more than one year is frequently the most economical way to give. You will be eligible to take a federal income tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift for up to 30 percent of your adjusted gross income and will not have to recognize the appreciation as capital gain.
How to Give Securities or Mutual Fund Shares to the Divinity School
Securities Held by Your Bank or Broker
Securities Held by You
Mutual Fund Shares
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Gifts to Yale can come in the form of other assets as well. For example, you may wish to consider gifts of closely held stock, tangible personal property if its use is related to Yale's educational purpose, or real estate. See Planned Gifts for further information.
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