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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
Smith College Gift Accounting
Stoddard Annex, 23 Elm Street
Northampton, MA 01063

Online Giving

To make a one-time or sustaining monthly gift by credit card, use our online gift form.

Credit Card 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.

Payroll Deduction

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

Match Your Gift

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please enter your employer's name below or check with your human resources department. Some large employers provide very generous matches.

If your company matches, you may be able to access the forms directly through the search. Follow the procedure described below; if needed, our staff will be happy to assist. The impact of your gift may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.