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There are many ways to contribute to the success of our students and the ongoing excellence of our programs. We thank you for your donation.


Make a credit card gift now through our secure online giving form.


Enclose a check payable to: “President and Fellows of Harvard College” (the legal name of Harvard University). In the check's memo section, please allocate your gift to the Harvard Kennedy School Fund. Checks should be mailed to:

Harvard Kennedy School
PO Box 419209
Boston, MA 02241-9209


Call 617-495-1750 to give by phone.

Gifts of Stock

You may make a gift of stock through our online form or by contacting the Harvard Management Company:

Harvard Management Company
Trusts and Gifts Department
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210-2203

Toll-free: 866-845-6596
Fax number: 866-457-6598

Donor Advised Funds

If you have an account with Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, or BNY Mellon, you can use the DAF Direct box on this page, fill in the designation (how the funds should be used) and the amount of your gift. When you click the “NEXT” button, you will be taken directly to your donor-advised fund provider's website to complete your gift.

If your provider is not listed, contact them directly with a request to make a gift to Harvard Kennedy School on your behalf. Payment should be made to “President and Fellows of Harvard College” (the legal name of Harvard University) and include a note indicating you would like your gift allocated to the Harvard Kennedy School Fund, along with your full name, address, and phone number. If paying by check, the check should be mailed to:

Harvard Kennedy School
PO Box 419209
Boston, MA 02241-9209

If paying by bank wire, transmit to:

Bank Name: Bank of America
Bank Address: 100 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110
Beneficiary Legal Account Name: President and Fellows of Harvard College, RSO account
Account #: 009429263621
ACH ABA: 011000138
Wire ABA: 026009593
Swift Code: BOFAUS3N

Mutual Funds or Other Securities

To transfer mutual funds, foreign stocks, physical certificates, or any other gifts that may require special instructions, please contact Harvard Management Company at 866-845-6596 or security_gifts@hmc.harvard.edu.

Matching Gifts

Find out if your employer will match your gift using our Matching Gift Program Search.

Planned Giving

If you are interested in making a planned gift or bequest, please contact Jennifer Cole at 617-495-8214.