Ways to Give

There are many ways to give to Wellesley—and every gift counts.

Wellesley gratefully accepts gifts in many forms. Use the following information and links to determine the type of gift that’s right for you.

All gifts, no matter the amount or the giving method, count as part of Wellesley's Campaign to advance the Wellesley Effect.

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 help Wellesley by providing steady, reliable support for students and faculty. Learn more >

Matching Gifts

If your employer or your spouse's employer has a matching gift program, your gift to Wellesley College may be doubled or even tripled. Learn more >

Retirement Plan Gifts

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 >


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 >

Corporate & Foundation Grants

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations serves as the central point of contact for corporate and foundation philanthropic engagement with Wellesley College. 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 >

UK Trust

If you live in the United Kingdom, you can make a tax-deductible gift to Wellesley through the UK Trust. Learn more >