Annual Giving FAQ

Why is my gift important?

Your contribution to the Stevens Institute of Technology is a vote of confidence in the university’s commitment to excellence. It enables the school to meet the immediate needs of the students in a variety of ways.

I can only make a small contribution. Does it really help?

YES! All gifts are important to the ongoing success of the university. When corporations or foundations consider Stevens as a giving option, they often ask about participation in giving. High rates of participation show a commitment from our alumni and increase the chances of a gift from foundations and government agencies.

How can my gift be matched to increase its value?

By searching Stevens’ matching gifts database, you may find that you can double or even triple your gift if you (or your spouse or partner) work for a matching gifts employer. 
To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please visit our dedicated matching gift page here.

Can I make a gift online?

Certainly. Stevens Institute of Technology accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. For your convenience, there are several payment options. To review billing options and/or to begin a transaction now, follow this link to the secure online giving page.

What does my gift support?

Gifts to the Stevens can make a real difference in the lives of the next generation of students. Your contribution can provide crucial support for student services, enhancements to facilities and technology, as well as helping the university provide an exceptional academic experience.

How can I fulfill my gift?

Stevens Institute of Technology accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, checks, money orders and gifts of stock. If your employer has a matching gifts program, you can double or even triple your gift. Search Stevens’ matching gifts database to find out if you or your spouse or partner work for a matching gifts employer. Special billing options — such as monthly or quarterly payments are also available. You may learn about these options by following this link to the secure online giving page. To discuss special billing options, please call 201-216-5241 or e-mail the [email protected]

When is the fiscal year?

The Stevens Institute of Technology’s fiscal year begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th.

Are gifts tax deductible?

All gifts to Stevens Institute of Technology are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Is it possible to give stock to Stevens?


Why is alumni participation so important?

The alumni participation rate is the percentage of alumni giving a gift to Stevens Institute of Technology versus total alumni. The percentage of alumni who support the Stevens is a benchmark indicator of alumni satisfaction in rankings like U.S. News & World Report. When corporations or foundations consider giving to Stevens Institute of Technology, they often ask about participation in giving. A high participation rate of alumni giving shows a commitment from those who are close to the school. Corporations and foundations are encouraged when those close to the college show a vote of confidence by making annual gifts. By giving to the Stevens and helping to increase alumni participation, you increase Stevens’ ranking and increase the value of your degree. As Stevens Institute of Technology gains esteem as a leading college of engineering, business and technology, so do its alumni.

What is Stevens Institute of Technology’s tax ID number?

Stevens Institute of Technology’s  tax ID number is 22-1487354.

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