Thank you for being a valued member of the Center for Public Leadership's Leadership Council. Your support provides the Center for Public Leadership with the ability to continues its mission of inspiring and enhancing the capacity for principled, effective public leadership in government, politics, civil society and business. Without the generosity of our Leadership Council, we would not be able to prepare our students to exercise leadership in an ever-evolving world. Please follow the steps below to complete your annual gift.

Questions? Please contact Clayton McCleskey, Director, Engagement and External Relations, at 617-496-6251.


Please make your check payable to “President and Fellows of Harvard College” (the legal name of Harvard University). In the memo line, please include the fund name: 309517 – CPL Leadership Council Fund at HKS

Mailed checks sent via USPS should be sent to:           

Harvard University
PO Box 419209
Boston, MA  02241-9209

Checks sent via FedEx or UPS should be sent to:

Bank of America Lockbox Services
President & Fellows of Harvard College Box 419209
2 Morrissey Blvd
Dorchester, MA 02125

Credit Card

  • To make a credit card gift online, please click here and select the CPL Leadership Council Fund from the drop-down menu
  • To make a credit card gift by phone, please call Harvard’s Office of Alumni and Development Services (ADS) at 617-495-1750. Harvard University accepts the following credit cards: American Express, MasterCard, VISA, and Discover.

Bank Wire

Please send gifts for Harvard University that are being transmitted by bank wire 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

  • Please include “Harvard Kennedy School,” “CPL Leadership Council Fund” and the donor’s name in the wire instructions.
  • Please e-mail transaction details to Jody Sharpe, HKS Academic and Development Coordination, at so the bank wire may be promptly identified once received.

U.S. Stock/U.S. Bonds

Please have your broker contact:

Harvard Management Company; Trusts and Gifts Department
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210-2203
Toll-Free Tel.: +1-866-845-6596 | Fax: +1-617-878-6598

Please provide the following details to your broker for the transfer of U.S. stock and U.S. bond gifts to Harvard:

DTC #: 0997
Receiving Institution: State Street Bank & Trust Company
Account Title/Registration: President and Fellows of Harvard College*
Account #: 3091
Harvard University Tax ID #: 04-2103580

*Note: “President and Fellows of Harvard College” is the legal name of Harvard University and the account title that must be used to ensure delivery.

Mutual Funds/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.
  • Please note that mutual funds, foreign stocks, physical certificates, or any other gifts that may require special instructions cannot be transferred using the above DTC information. The broker must contact Harvard Management Company.

Additional Information

  • Please note that all official acknowledgments will be issued by Harvard University’s Alumni and Development Services (ADS) office.
  • Harvard University Tax ID #: 04-2103580
  • All gifts to Harvard University, including to Harvard Kennedy School, are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. We affirm that no goods or services exceeding the IRS provisions are provided in consideration of charitable gifts to Harvard University. Please consult your tax advisor for details.