Sonoma State University Office Of Development
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How to Make a Gift
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Online | Telephone | Mail or Fax | Stocks and Securities | Gifts in Kind | Matching Gifts | Payroll Deduction

Giving Online

Donate online with a credit card using our secure online server.

Giving by Telephone

SSU accepts credit card gifts by telephone. Please call University Development at 707.664.2712 Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Giving by Mail or Fax

You can give your gift by mail or fax using a check or credit card. Simply complete the SSU Gift Form, print and mail or fax to SSU. If submitting a gift by mail, please use the address below. Checks should be made payable to Sonoma State University Academic Foundation.

SSU Gift Form

Sonoma State University
University Advancement
Stevenson Hall, Room 1054
1801 E. Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, California 94928-3609

If submitting a gift by fax, please make sure you include your credit card information.
Fax the form to: 707.664.2952

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Stocks & Securities
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Stock gifts can be an easy way to make a gift while reducing your capital gains tax obligation. With careful planning, you can reduce or even avoid federal capital gains tax.

To make a gift of stock, fill out the Securities Transfer Form and ask your broker to transfer shares using the following information:

Please deliver through:
Morgan Stanley c/—SSU Academic Foundation, Inc.
DTC: 0015 FBO
ACCT#: 122-081113-400

Securities Transfer Form (pdf)

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Payroll Deduction

Sonoma State University employees are invited to make contributions to SSU via payroll deduction. Your monthly gift can be made in any amount of $5.00 and greater. The gift may be designated unrestricted or for a specific purpose.

To enroll in the payroll deduction program or change the status of an existing deduction, please fill out the Payroll Deduction Form and return it to University Advancement, attn: Janet Hankes.

Payroll Deduction Form (pdf)

For all other types of gifts or if you have questions, please contact us at 707.664.2712 or

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University Resources for Fundraising

Groups affiliated with the University must follow established guidelines when initiating and participating in fundraising activities on behalf of the Sonoma State University. Before embarking on a fundraising activity, it is important to review the Gift Acceptance Policy, the Fundraising Event Administrations Policy and Procedures, and the Fundraising Event Request Form.

Gift Acceptance Policy
Fundraising Event Administration Policy and Procedures (pdf)
Fundraising Event Request Form (pdf)

If you have questions, please contact us at 707.664.2712 or

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Sonoma State University Office of Development