There are many ways to give to Wellesley–make a gift that’s right for you.

Wellesley College offers multiple ways for you to make a gift that fits your personal budget and long-term financial plans. Use the following information and links to determine the type of gift that’s right for you—or contact us if you have questions.

Outright Cash: Check, Credit Card or Wire Transfer

Making a gift of outright cash is the quickest, simplest way to give to Wellesley. You can use a credit card to make a gift online, or make your donation by phone, mail, or wire transfer. Learn more >

Recurring Gift Program

Our recurring gift program is a great way to support Wellesley by ensuring steady, reliable support for students and faculty through automatic monthly installments. Learn more >


A bequest is a gift made at death through your will, trust, or estate plan. For many friends of the College, making a bequest is a practical way to ensure Wellesley's future and receive an estate tax relief. Learn more >

IRA/Retirement Plan

Gifts from a retirement plan allow donors to name Wellesley as the beneficiary of all or a portion of their IRA, 401(k), or other retirement accounts. Learn more >

Life Income Gifts and Estate Planning

A planned gift can provide income to you and your love ones, while allowing you to make a valuable contribution to Wellesley. Our Gift Planning experts can advise you on how to integrate charitable giving with your long-term tax, financial, and estate planning goals. Learn more >

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer matching gift programs for employees who wish to make a gift to Wellesley. Matching gifts can double or even triple the size of your gift. You can use our online tool to see if your employer has a matching gift policy. Learn more >

Wellesley College Foundation (UK) Limited

Giving to Wellesley is now more tax efficient for UK taxpayers. Take advantage of UK tax incentives (Gift Aid) for the benefit of Wellesley. Learn more >

Corporate and Foundation Grants

Generous gifts from Wellesley’s corporate and foundation partners help to advance institutional priorities—from scholarships funds and faculty support, to forward-thinking initiatives and modern facilities. Learn more >

Art/Personal Property

Donate real estate or tangible personal property such as books, art, antiques, and equipment to support Wellesley and gain significant tax benefits. Learn more >


Donating stocks, bonds, or mutual funds is quick and simple and may provide significant tax advantages. For true peace of mind, you can turn your investments in stocks and mutual funds into investments in Wellesley. Learn more >

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Wellesley, MA 02481

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