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To make a gift or pledge payment using a credit card please call
(866) 543-0243 or (650) 724-0627

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Planned Giving

You can provide for your future and for Stanford’s.

Electronic Funds Transfer

Download and return a copy of our electronic funds transfer (EFT) form.

Corporate Matching

Magnify your impact. Your employer may have a corporate matching program.

Thank you for considering a gift to Stanford Engineering.

We offer many ways for you to make your gift, including online, by telephone or by mail.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a pledge?
Select “Apply this gift toward a pledge” on the first page of the online giving tool or call (866) 543-0243 or (650) 724-0627.

What are the tax benefits of making a gift to Stanford?
All gifts to Stanford are tax deductible in the United States. Bequests and life income gifts may offer significant tax savings; see Planned Giving for more information.

What is Stanford’s federal tax ID number?
The tax ID number is 94‐1156365.

What are the benefits of giving securities to Stanford?
Giving to Stanford in the form of securities allows you to avoid capital gains taxes while also receiving a tax deduction for your gift. Contact Gift Securities at (650) 721-1917 or email with any questions.

How do I make a gift of securities to Stanford?
You may download a copy of our securities transfer request form (PDF). Be sure to send a copy of this form to our Gift Securities team at or fax to (650) 721-2417 to help ensure your gift is promptly recognized and acknowledged.

For information on how to make a gift of securities held in certificate form or by a transfer agent, a restricted stock, a foreign or private equity, a mutual fund, or a bond, please contact the Gift Securities Team at (650) 721-1917 or Please note these instructions apply only to U.S. exchange‐listed equities.

How do I make a gift by wire transfer to Stanford?
To get started, please take the following steps:
1.    Complete the Wire Transfer Request form and send it to your banker or financial adviser.
2.    Email a copy of the completed form to Stanford Development Services and Cash Management at
The bank will then transfer the funds from your account to Stanford.
By sending Stanford a copy of the form, you alert us that your gift is on its way and ensure that it will be used as you intended.

Questions? Please contact Stanford Development Services at (650) 725-4360, option 3, or (866) 543-0243.