Thank you for giving to Tufts. We know that there are many worthy causes competing for your giving and appreciate your support to keep Tufts on the forefront of teaching, research, and public service.

How to Make Your Gift

Online Giving

Use our secure form to make a gift online via credit card. You will be able to direct your gift to support the school or priority that means the most to you.

By U.S. Mail

To support any school or program, please make your check payable to Trustees of Tufts College, and mail to:

Tufts University
P.O. Box 3306
Boston, MA 02241-3306

By Telephone

You can call our toll-free number, 866-351-5184, from anywhere in North America, or call 617-627-4705 to make a gift via credit card.

By Online Banking

If you prefer to use online banking, include the information below to ensure your gift to Tufts is received and processed correctly. Online banking services vary slightly from bank to bank so be sure to follow your bank’s instructions: 

Payee name: Trustees of Tufts College
Payee address:
Tufts University
P.O. Box 3306
Boston, MA 02241-3306 

Amount: [your gift amount] 
Memo: To direct your gift, please write the name of the school or priority you would like to support in the memo or comment field.

Other Ways to Give

If you’d like to make a gift via a charitable gift annuity, trust, or other gift planning vehicle, more information is available from our Gift Planning team.

Gifts of Securities

Appreciated securities can make an excellent gift. Donors who give securities that have been held long term can realize two benefits: you receive a charitable tax deduction for the full fair market value of the securities, and, at the same time, avoid capital gains taxes on the appreciated assets.

Please note: The securities must be given to Tufts University; if you sell the securities and donate the proceeds, you will not realize these same tax benefits.

For instructions for making a gift of securities, please contact or have your broker contact:

Treasury Operations
Trustees of Tufts University
169 Holland Street, 3rd Floor
Somerville, MA 02144
Attn: Vicky Wei
Phone: 617-627-3171
Fax: 617-627-3943

Matching Gifts

If your employer or your partner’s employer has a matching gift program, your gift to Tufts may be doubled or even tripled. Your human resources office can supply you with specific instructions about its process for matching gifts. You can check if your company matches gifts to Tufts.

For questions regarding tax information, including Tufts' tax identification number, please call 866-351-5184 or email

Charitable IRA Rollover

Individuals 70½ and older can make a current gift of up to $100,000 from their IRAs without counting it as taxable income. Your contribution to Tufts can be directed towards the annual fund or another area that is particularly meaningful to you. Learn additional details including how to make a Charitable IRA Rollover gift.

Still have questions? Please call us at 866-351-5184 or send email to And thank you for giving to Tufts.