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Q. What is The Clarkson Fund? A. Clarkson's annual fund. All gifts to the Clarkson Fund from alumni, parents and friends support a number of programs and initiatives across campus.


Q. What is The Clarkson Fund's "Fund Year"? A. Clarkson University and The Clarkson Fund operate on a July 1-June 30 fiscal year. To receive gift credit for the 2013-2014 fund year, all personal gifts and matching gifts must be received by June 30, 2014, to be counted in your total giving for the 2013-2014 fund year.


Q. May I make my gift using my credit card? A. Yes! Clarkson offers the option of making your gift with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card or AMEX. Credit card gifts may also be made online.


Q. How do I make a stock gift to Clarkson? A. Making a gift of stock is easy, and it may save the tax on your capital gain. See more information on making a gift of stock , or call us at 315-268-6582.


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. How does my company match my gift to Clarkson? A. Contact your Human Resources Office for the proper form or procedure for requesting a match for your gift to Clarkson. If your company uses a written form, fill out the employee section and mail it to us at:

The Clarkson Fund
Clarkson University
Box 5530, 8 Clarkson Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676


Q. Is my matching gift amount added to my personal gift amount? A. Yes. You will receive full credit for all gifts received from you, your matching gift company, and your spouse's employer during the fund year.


Q. Does Clarkson really need my support? A. Yes! Generous philanthropic support from alumni, parents, friends and corporate and foundation partners is vital to the successful operation of our University. There are a myriad of initiatives that The Clarkson Fund supports.


Q. Do you have a question not answered here? A. Please contact the Clarkson Fund at 315-268-6582 or clarksonfund@clarkson.edu.