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Ways to Give to Smith

Thank you for your support. Every gift counts!

Smith College is a 501(c)(3) public charity with a Federal Tax ID of 04-1843040 and, as such, all donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.


Direct cash gifts are the most common form of giving and can be unrestricted or designated for a specific project, program or department.

Gift by Check

Please send to:
The Smith Fund
P.O. Box 340029
Boston, MA 02241–0429

Credit Card or ACH (e-check) Gifts by Phone

Call (800) 241-2056 (option 1) during business hours


Outright gifts of appreciated securities (stocks, bonds, mutual fund shares) can provide you with tax advantages. You can use our Stock Transfer Form to prepare the information for your broker and access transfer instructions. For additional assistance, please contact Gifts and Records staff at 800-526-2023 (option 5) or

Real Estate

Gifts of residences, including vacation homes and farms, allow the donor to take a tax deduction, avoid capital gains taxes, retain lifetime occupancy for herself or himself and/or another person—and provide support for Smith. To learn more about gifting real estate, please click here or contact the Office of Gift Planning at 800-241-2056 (option 5) or at

Personal Property

Gifts of tangible personal property, such as art, jewelry, antiques, rare books, gold or silver, offer the donor an immediate tax deduction; the amount depends on whether the gift is related to the college's educational purpose. To learn more about gifts of personal property, please click here or contact the Office of Gift Planning at 800-241-2056 (option 5) or at

Works of Art

Smith College Museum of Art accepts only works of art that can be added to its permanent collection. A donor considering a gift of art should contact the museum at or (413) 585-2760.

Matching Gifts

More than 1,000 corporations, foundations and other organizations will match their employees' charitable contributions either dollar-for-dollar, or at a ratio of 2-to-1, 3-to-1 or even 4-to-1.

See if your company will match your gift

Payroll Deduction

Smith College faculty and staff can sign up to have a gift deducted from their pay checks.

Gift Acceptance Policy

Smith College's acceptance of charitable gifts is governed by its Gift Acceptance Policy. Please contact us with any questions you may have.