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Russell Sage College offers several flexible options to make your gift in whatever manner is best for you.

Online Giving

The fastest most widely growing form of making a gift to Sage. Online gifts are credited immediately and begin to work faster than any other form of payment. Make your gift now!


The most widely used form of making a gift to Sage. Checks may be mailed to:

The Office of Annual Giving
Russell Sage College
65 1st Street
Troy, NY 12180

Donor Advised Funds

If you have a donor advised fund (DAF), you can recommend grants to the charities you support with the option of being recognized or remaining anonymous.
It may be helpful to know Sage is legally registered with the IRS as Russell Sage College with a tax ID (EIN) of 14-1338488.

If you have any questions about donating through a DAF, please contact Susan Warshany, director of gift planning, at 518-244-4776 or [email protected]


A wonderful way to make an increased gift, avoid capital gains, and receive a tax benefit. Highly appreciated securities offer alumnae/i an easy way to make a larger gift than one may think possible.
Print details on how to make a stock transfer or contact Sara Carlson for further information.

Sara Carlson
Russell Sage College
65 1st Street
Troy, NY 12180

[email protected]

Credit Cards

MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express are most welcome forms of giving. Donors may make one gift or several monthly charges to make a special total gift.


Make your pledge now, indicating you’d like to make installment payments throughout the fiscal year (ends June 30 ) and we’ll mail you pledge reminders.

Corporate Matching

Many employers match, and often multiply gifts to education made by active and retired employees and their spouses. For more information, please contact your employer’s benefits office. Matching gifts are included as part of your total Annual Fund gift for Charter Society membership.  Check our corporate matching database to see if your company matches gifts.

Planned Gifts

Begin exploring how you can include a gift in your overall estate and financial plans.

Family Foundation Gifts

Many individuals have access to family foundations through which they make gifts to Sage. While the Foundation is the legal donor, the individual responsible for the gift will also receive credit for the gift.

Private/Corporate Foundation Gifts

The Office of Government & Foundation Relations is responsible for cultivating relationships with, and soliciting funds from public and private foundations, and government officials and organizations in support of the institution’s priorities.

Individuals who have suggestions about possible gift opportunities through private or corporate foundations, should contact:

Corporate Foundation & Government Relations
Russell Sage College
65 1st Street, Troy, NY 12180
[email protected]