Frequently Asked Questions
If you need further assistance, please contact the Development team at 212-854-2680.
What is your fiscal year?
July 1 to June 30.
Can my company match my gift to Columbia Law School?
More than 1‚000 companies offer matching-gift programs that can double, or even triple, your gift to Columbia. Please check with your human resources department.
Will I receive a tax receipt for my gift, and by when can I expect to get it?
You will receive a tax receipt via mail within two weeks of making your gift. If you have any questions, or to request a duplicate receipt, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-866-GIFTSYS.
Can I make a gift in memory of, or in honor of, an alum or professor?
Yes, this is a wonderful way to recognize someone who had an impact on your intellectual, personal, and/or professional development. We notify the person you honor (or their family in cases when this is a gift in memory of someone) of your gift.
What are the donor recognition levels?
Columbia Law School recognizes and appreciates gifts of all sizes. All donors are listed in the Annual Report of Donors. In addition, donors in the Harlan Fiske Stone Society, our most committed benefactors, receive access to exclusive communications and invitation-only events and experiences.
The Harlan Fiske Stone Society
Dean’s Fellow (Recent Graduates Only)
Classes of 2007-2015
Student Level (Class of 2016)
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“Like anything else in life, giving should be a
two-way street. Once you receive an education
like this, it’s the right choice to give back.”
—Fernando Gentil Monteiro ’12 LL.M.