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By making your gift today, you join other Institute alumni, partners, and friends in supporting our students and the difference they make in the world, now and in the future.

Give Now

There are many ways to make a gift to the Middlebury Institute. We can help you determine which option is right for you.

Making Your Gift to the Middlebury Institute

Tax Information

Middlebury is a non-profit institution (federal tax identification number 03-0179298). All donations to the Middlebury Institute are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Middlebury’s legal name is President and Fellows of Middlebury College.

Legal Name and Tax Identification Number

Our fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30.

Credit Card

The simplest way to make a gift to the Middlebury Institute is by credit card using our secure online donation form, or call 1-888-367-6433.

Check

Checks should be made out to Middlebury and mailed to Middlebury Gift Administration, with the check date and USPS postmarked no later than June 30 or December 31. Please include a note with your gift designation and mail to:

Gift Administration
700 Exchange Street
Middlebury, VT 05753

Wire Transfer

To make a gift by wire transfer, please contact Brandi Whittemore at bwhittemore@middlebury.edu or 802-443-5903.  Learn more.

Recurring Gift Program

Join our regular givers' program by making a recurring gift via your credit card or bank account. You can make your payments monthly, quarterly, or yearly. Visit the online giving form to make your recurring credit card gift. Your commitment goes right to work for students and faculty. 

Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds

Donating appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds is quick and simple and may provide you with significant tax benefits.  Securities must be received in a Middlebury brokerage account via electronic transfer on or before June 30 to be recorded in the current fiscal year, or December 31 to ensure your gift is tax-deductible in the calendar year intended. Learn more.

IRA Charitable Rollover Gifts

The IRA Charitable Rollover provides you with an excellent opportunity to make a gift during your lifetime from an asset that would be subject to multiple levels of taxation if it remained in your taxable estate. Learn more.

Donor Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds (DAF) allow people to establish a charitable account in exchange for an immediate tax deduction. If you have a DAF, you can easily choose for the Middlebury Institute to receive grants from the funds.  Learn more.   

Gift and Estate Planning

A planned gift can provide income to you and your loved ones, while enabling you to have a significant impact on the Middlebury Institute. Our experts can help you integrate your charitable giving with your overall tax, financial, and estate planning. Learn more.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Matching gifts can double or even triple the size of your gift, and they count toward your total giving. Learn more.

Real Estate

Donate residential, commercial or undeveloped real estate and provide support for Middlebury Institute students and faculty, while saving on taxes, reducing responsibilities associated with property ownership, and meeting your own needs.  Learn more.

Personal Property

Donate books, art, antiques, equipment, or other personal property to support the Institute and gain significant tax advantages. Learn more.

UK Trust

If you live in the United Kingdom, you can make a tax-deductible gift to the Middlebury Institute through the UK Trust. Learn more.