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Ways to Give

There are many ways to support Farmingdale State College.  Each opportunity offers distinct benefits to you and the College today and for years to come.  For details about how to make a gift to Farmingdale State College, please contact Charlene Russert, Director of Development at Charlene.russert@farmingdale.edu or call 631-420-2568.

Cash or Check
A gift of cash or a online gift is the most popular way to support Farmingdale State College.   Please make checks payable to Farmingdale College Foundation and mail to your gift to:

Farmingdale College Foundation
Horton Hall, Room 120
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Monthly Gifts
Please consider a monthly gift charged to your credit card.  The fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30.

Gifts of Securities
Gifts of securities can provide significant tax benefits while helping you avoid a capital gains tax. To make a gift of securities, please contact Charlene Russert at charlene.russert@farmingdale.edu or call 631-420-2568 with your name, address, phone number, the name and type of securities to be gifted (public, private, restricted, mutual funds, etc.), the number of shares, and the date you intend to make the gift.

Special Events

President’s Gala (Link)
Golf Classic (Link)

Endowments
Endowments provide a permanent source of funding for Farmingdale State College.  Assets are invested and a portion of the fund is paid out annually. For information about how to create an endowment, please contact Nancy Connors at nancy.connors@farmingdale.edu or call 631-420-2142.

Matching Gifts
Matching Gifts are an easy way to double or triple your donation. Please check if your company supports employee philanthropy for religious organizations. If so, take advantage of your corporate matching gift program and maximize the value of your gift at no additional cost.

Memorial Gifts
Memorial gifts are a wonderful way to recognize or memorialize a friend, relative or colleague. For details about memorial giving opportunities, please contact Charlene Russert at charlene.russert@farmingdale.edu or call 631-420-2568.  The Development Office will notify the honoree or relative regarding memorial gifts.

Planned Giving
With careful estate planning, alumni and friends of Farmingdale State College can secure an income for life and significant tax savings.

What is a planned gift?
Typically, a “planned gift” is a gift made through a revocable trust or will, through gifts that provide lifetime income to the donor, or through more complex gifts of real estate and tax-deferred retirement assets.

Why make a planned gift?
Planned gifts can provide financial flexibility and tax benefits by avoiding estate, capital gains and income taxes.   They also a wonderful way to remember and support the mission of Farmingdale State College.

Farmingdale’s Office of Development and Alumni Engagement is pleased to help you plan your gift.   Please contact Nancy Connors, Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement at nancy.connors@farmingdale.edu or call 631-420-2142.

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