Gifts of Cash

A majority of the gifts made to Yale come in the form of cash, via check, credit card, or wire transfer. A gift of cash entitles you to the most generous federal income tax deduction available for charitable contributions. If you itemize deductions, you may deduct up to 60 percent of your adjusted gross income for gifts of cash and may carry any amount over that figure forward for up to five additional years.

Checks should be made payable to “Yale University” and mailed to:
Yale University
Office of Development
Contribution Processing
P.O. Box 2038
New Haven, CT 06521-2038

For payments by Visa, Mastercard, or American Express, please make your gift online or call

To make a donation via cash wire transfer, please visit Give Now or call 203.432.2206.