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How to Make Your Gift to Purchase College Foundation

The Purchase College Foundation serves as the fiduciary agent to accept gifts in support of Purchase College. To ensure proper crediting of gifts, please use “Purchase College Foundation” as the official name for any legal document.

Giving by Check

Please make checks payable to "Purchase College Foundation." To specify a specific program or purpose, place information in the memo area and include specifics in your letter.

Giving by Credit Card

Purchase College Foundation can accept credit card donations. Please phone with the information, or write to us with the following details: Cardholder Name, Address, Type of Card (Mastercard or Visa), Card Number, Expiration Date, and a phone number to contact you if we have any questions.

Transfers of Marketable Securities

Please contact the Purchase College Foundation Office at 914-251-6043 for information before initiating any transfer of stock or securities.

Giving through Bequest

The official legal bequest language for Purchase College Foundation is:


“I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to the Purchase College Foundation, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577, the sum of $ ______ [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property or “the rest, residue and remainder of my estate”] for its unrestricted use and purposes.”

Giving through Trust Agreements

Please use the legal name “Purchase College Foundation” in any legal documents. We will be glad to discuss any questions you may have about any trust or life income arrangements.

Gifts of Property

Purchase College has gift acceptance policies that require review of donated assets other than cash or marketable securities. Please contact us for more information at 914-251-6040 before making your gift.

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