Ways to Give

How you choose to give to Keuka College is a personal choice, and we’re here to help you find the best method for you and your family. There are many ways to make a gift to Keuka College, each of which expresses your particular interests and has distinct tax advantages.


Your outright gift of cash, securities, or other liquid assets will advance your philanthropic goals at Keuka College right away. From the moment it’s received, your pledge of support can help ensure a strong future for the programs to which you donate.​

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Annual and Recurring Gifts

Establish a personal tradition of annual giving to Keuka College, and help us rise into the ranks of the nation's finest institutions. This is perhaps the easiest way to be sure your gift is here to help support our priorities and any unforeseen needs as they arise, or opportunities as they emerge.

Recurring giving enables you to provide consistent support for Keuka College by using your credit card or bank accounts. You will not receive mail or telephone solicitations for the remainder of the year and your recurring gift will remain in effect until you notify the College of any changes.

Gifts made through this program allow more of each gift to be used immediately to support our top priorities. Since they cut down on paper and gas and emissions produced by mailings, recurring gifts are also “greener.” Recurring giving also allows you to make your yearly contribution at a leadership level, such as the President’s Circle, because your gift is divided into manageable increments. 

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Keuka College Leadership Circle

KCLC members make a multi-year commitment to the Keuka Fund, supporting their passions by designating their gifts to a variety of areas within the College. KCLC members are our closest allies—our insiders to whom we look for advice and guidance. ​

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In the Future

Your deferred gift benefits you now and provides support to the College in the future. The variety, flexibility, and donor benefits of deferred gifts may provide a way for you to make a contribution with more impact than you may have thought possible.

Planned Giving

Did you know there are creative ways to support Keuka College? Ways in which the College, you, and your loved ones all benefit at the same time?

Such giving techniques are called "planned gifts," because with thoughtful planning, you create win-win solutions for you and Keuka College. For example, you can:

  • Make a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime.
  • Give stock and realize larger tax savings.
  • Receive income for life in return for your gift.
  • Donate your house, continue to live there, and get a tax break all at the same time.

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Employee Giving

Keuka College’s faculty and staff believe in the College’s mission and the students who they serve. In fact, KC employees gave nearly $15,000 last year to fund scholarships, programs, campus improvements, and book purchases. They also rallied together to raise nearly $200,000 during The Campaign to Save Ball Hall, a renovation of the college’s beloved original building.

Keuka College employees may make one-time or recurring gifts to the Keuka Fund through payroll deduction or by check or cash. Contributions are tax-deductible in the year that the gift is given to the College.

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Time & Talent

Just as the Keuka College experience is more than time in the classroom, contributing to Keuka College doesn’t have to mean writing a check. Generations of our alumni, students, parents, and friends have made the College what it is through volunteering their time. We hope to aid our alumni and friends in identifying opportunities to connect and serve their alma mater.

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