Ways to Give

The Rutgers University Foundation is the fundraising arm of the university and it is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Under the Rutgers University Foundation, gifts made to the Graduate School of Education are deductible for federal income, gift, and estate tax purposes. Your gift can have a lasting impact on education, and our teachers and students, for years to come.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Development Department at or by calling 848-932-0745.

By Mail

Mail your check, made payable to Rutgers University Foundation, to the address below. Be sure to indicate on the memo line that you are allocating your gift to the Graduate School of Education as well as any instructions for what your gift should support. Please be sure include your name and address for record keeping and gift acknowledgment.

Rutgers University Foundation
PO Box 193
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0193 

Matching Gifts

Many companies will make a matching gift to Rutgers when an employee or a spouse makes a donation. To find out if your company or your spouse’s company has such a program, you can check with your Human resources department or browse our Matching Gifts page.

Estate and Gift Planning

Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for Rutgers University and its mission while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals. To learn more about estate and gift planning email or visit

Give from your IRA

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs), also known as IRA Charitable Rollovers, are the savviest way for individuals age 70.5 or older to use their IRAs to maximize their charitable impact.

Whether you want to make a QCD gift to the Graduate School of Education today, request a tax acknowledgement letter for a gift already made, or just learn more about QCDs, you can find resources to help you through the process here.

Give Securities and Stocks

Making a gift of appreciated securities can be a great tax-efficient way to support the GSE. Donating stock to the GSE can help you reduce or eliminate capital gains tax. Please notify the Development Department via email at if you plan to donate stocks the Graduate School of Education.

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