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How You Can Give

Checks & Credit Cards

Gifts may be made via checks payable to: Yale Law School, P.O. Box 208341, New Haven, CT 06520-8341.

Call the Development Office toll free at (866) 848-3148 to arrange a contribution via VISA, MasterCard, or American Express.

Yale's Federal Tax ID is 06-0646973

Please consider one of the following options, where you will provide information on the relevant page and receive a confirmation of your gift:

Gifts of Securities or Mutual Fund Shares
Please notify your bank or broker that you are making a gift of securities to Yale and instruct your bank or broker to either telephone Contribution Processing at 203.432.4107 or e-mail donated.securities@yale.edu for instructions. Please tell your bank or broker not to proceed until speaking with a representative in that office.

Please contact Donated Securities at (203) 432-4107 with information about your mutual fund shares. The procedure for transferring shares is established by the mutual fund company, and Donated Securities will be able to assist you with the appropriate letters of instruction.

Matching Gifts
If your company or firm offers a matching gift program, the value of your gift to the Law School can be increased significantly. Your human resources or employee relations office can provide you with the necessary forms. Find out here if your company will match your contribution.

Gifts of Other Assets
Gifts to Yale can come in the form of other assets as well. For example, you may wish to consider gifts of closely held stock, tangible personal property if its use is related to Yale's educational purpose, or real estate. For more information, contact Eric Stoddard, Director of Planned Giving, at (203) 432-6082.

Individuals are encouraged to include the Law School in their wills; the School will provide fundraising credit for a percentage of the fair market value of the bequest. YLS also now offers a full array of planned giving services for donors who are interested in considering opportunities that provide an income stream for life and ultimately benefit the School. For more information, contact Eric Stoddard, Director of Planned Giving, at (203) 432-6082.

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