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Frequently Asked Questions: Calendar Year-end Giving

How can I make a calendar year-end gift to Bentley University?

You have the option of making your gift by check (via mail) or by credit card (via mail or our secure online giving form):

  • Gifts by Check : Please make your check payable to Bentley University and mail your gift to: Bentley University; Attention: Advancement Office; 175 Forest Street; Waltham, MA 02452. Gifts dated and postmarked December 31, 2015, may count in the 2015 tax year.
     
  • Gifts by Credit Card : Credit card gifts intended for calendar year 2015 must be received, processed and charged to your account by December 31, 2015, to count in the 2015 tax year.

How can I make a calendar year-end gift online?

Please visit our online giving form to make a one-time gift or set up a recurring gift. Credit card gifts intended for calendar year 2015 must be received, processed and charged to your account by December 31, 2015, to count in the 2015 tax year.

How do I make a gift of stock?

Detailed instructions on how to make gifts of stock can be found at www.bentley.edu/giftofstocks. You will receive credit for the gift on the date the securities are recorded in Bentley's account. 

What are your office hours during the holidays? How do I reach you?

On December 28, 29, 30 and 31, Bentley staff will be available to support calendar year-end giving from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To speak with a staff member during those times, please call 781.891.3444. Please Note: the office will be closed on December 23 to December 25, 2015, and January 1, 2016. Regular office hours will resume on January 4, 2016.

On behalf of Bentley University, we thank you for your support and wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season.