Make a Gift
Stony Brook University Libraries offers its friends, alumni, faculty, and staff a number of funding opportunities:
Online Giving. Stony Brook University’s online donation website. The University promises to protect your personal information and uses advanced encryption for your safety.
Direct Gifts. A gift can be made by check or credit card payable to Stony Brook Foundation. To charge your gift to your credit card, please call 631.632.8625.
Securities. You can donate marketable securities outright or fund a planned giving arrangement. A gift of securities during your lifetime will result in a gift tax charitable deduction while The Libraries receive the value of the stock.
Real Estate. Real property can be deeded to the Stony Brook Foundation to benefit the Library.
Tangible Personal Property. The Library accepts gifts of materials (books, records, videos) that complement the mission and vision of the University Libraries. Please contact Nathan Baum at 631.632.9959 for further information. For the donation of rare books and materials, contact Kristen Nyitray in Special Collections at 631.632.7119
Charitable Gift Annuity. In a contract between you and the University (Stony Brook Foundation), the University promises to pay a lifetime income to you or to a person you designate in exchange for your irrevocable gift of assets, usually cash or securities.
Bequests. The Library can be designated in a bequest made in your will or in a living trust.
Qualified Retirement Plan. Consider naming the Stony Brook Foundation as a beneficiary of your qualified retirement plan restricting the funds to the Libraries.
Matching Gifts. Many employers will match a donor’s gift to the Libraries. Enclose a matching gift form obtained from your employer’s human resources office and send with your gift.
For further information about these opportunities please contact:
488 Administration Bldg.
Stony Brook, NY 11794-1601