There are many ways to make a gift to Rutgers University—whether you prefer a direct contribution, a stock donation, or a matching gift. All gifts are received and managed by the Rutgers University Foundation. Since its founding in 1973, the Foundation’s mission has been to ensure that support from donors is managed in accordance with their wishes and provides the maximum benefit to the university with the hope that this impact will reach far beyond Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick.
To make a gift by credit card, please use our secure online online giving form.
Give by Phone
Call 1-888-RU-A-Donor to learn how to make a gift, where to direct your contribution or more about supporting Rutgers.
Give by Check or Money Order
If paying by check or money order, please use this form, make your check or money order payable to Rutgers University Foundation, and mail it to:
Rutgers University Foundation
P.O. Box 193
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0193
Make a legacy gift
Creating a legacy gift will have an impact on generations of students, but costs nothing today. It’s also an easy way to join the Colonel Henry Rutgers Society. We’ve partnered with FreeWill to give you a free online resource for creating your will and making a legacy gift. Get started for free here.
Give from your IRA
If you’re 70 and 1/2 or older, you’re eligible to create a tax-free gift from your IRA to support Rutgers. We have a free tool to help you learn more, get started on your IRA gift, or request a tax acknowledgment letter for a gift you’ve already made. Get started here.
Give Securities and Stocks
Making a gift of appreciated securities can be a great tax-efficient way to support Rutgers. Donating stock to Rutgers can help you reduce or eliminate capital gains tax. Use this free resource to help complete your stock gift to Rutgers quickly and easily. You can also notify us by email of your plan to donate stock to Rutgers.
Give by Wire Transfer
To wire transfer funds to Rutgers, contact the Gift Accounting Office at 848-932-8020 for instructions.
Make Matching Gifts
Many companies and foundations sponsor matching gift programs for their employees’ philanthropic interests. These companies may be willing to double or even triple the value of charitable gifts made by employees or their spouses. You will be recognized for the full amount of your gift plus any employer match.
Browse our matching gift database or contact your company’s human resources department to find out if it has a matching gift program.