There are a number of different ways to support the Empire State College Foundation.

The Fund for Empire State College

A little goes a long way at SUNY Empire State College. When you make a gift to the College, you join the thousands of alumni, employees and friends who support The Fund for Empire State College each year. All of those gifts add up in a big way.

Matching Gifts

Through a corporate matching gift, you may be able to double or even triple your donation to SUNY Empire State College. Many companies believe in the value of a college degree and in supporting education. As a result, more than ten thousand companies offer matching gift programs that can increase the gifts their employees contribute to education.

Memorial & Honorary Gifts

Contributions made in honor or memory of someone are a unique way for donors to honor a person who has made a significant difference in their lives. 

Employee Giving

Giving is a personal decision and our individual reasons for contributing are many. But we have at least one common purpose – to support the reason we’re all here – the students. As faculty and staff members, we have the privilege of working closely with students. Gifts from employees are an investment in our students’ ...

Endowed Funds

Endowed funds are invested to provide income in perpetuity. Each year a portion of the income generated from the principal is released to be used for the specific purpose for which the fund was established. Typically, endowed funds provide money for student scholarships. Other areas of support may include student and faculty ...

Estate & Planned Giving

If you would like to extend your support of Empire State College Foundation to make a lasting impact, there are several gift arrangements to choose from.

Recognition Societies

The college is grateful to all of our supporters; we are pleased to acknowledge these individuals and organizations through membership in various ...

Corporate and Foundation Support

The Empire State College Foundation works with corporations and foundations to promote the college's priorities, seek external funding and build mutually beneficial relationships. These actvities help the college strengthen its academic programs for our students and impact the local communities in which they live. For more information, ...

How to Give

Thank you for considering a gift to SUNY Empire State College. Your support will fund needed scholarships, no-interest student loans, academic programs and technological enhancements to benefit our students. Employee Giving through automatic payroll ...