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5. Ways to Give

Thank you for your interest.  Your gift will make an impact on students and on the college as a whole. 

The foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and donations are fully tax-deductible.  Unrestricted gifts will be directed by the foundation’s directors toward the most critical needs of the college.  At your discretion, you may restrict use of your gift to student scholarships or a specific program area.

Endowment gifts will be managed in perpetuity by the board of directors.  Separately accounted for endowments may be established with a commitment of $10,000 or more.  Smaller gifts are welcome, and will be managed together toward the donor’s purpose.

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BY MAIL

Please send your check or your credit card information to:

Bergen Community College Foundation
400 Paramus Road, Suite A-325
Parmus, NJ 07652

ONLINE

To make a secure gift online with a credit card, please visit the Foundation’s online giving form. Donate here online.

BY PHONE

Please contact the Foundation Office at (201) 447-7117.

GIFTS OF SECURITIES

The Bergen Community College Foundation welcomes contributions of appreciated securities, such as stocks and mutual fund shares.

Please give your broker the following information:

Receiving Institution: Vanguard

Account Title: Bergen Community College Foundation – Brokerage Account

Account Number: Please contact the Foundation Office at (201) 447-7117.

Vanguard DTC: 0062

When transferring securities, please notify the Foundation Office at (201) 447-7117 or BOTH [email protected] AND [email protected] with your name, type of stock, number of shares being transferred, and purpose of the gift.

MATCHING GIFTS

Many companies will match charitable contributions from their current or retired employees. We encourage you to use your matching gift program to increase the value and impact of your gift. Contact your human resources office to obtain the necessary paperwork and send to:

Bergen Community College Foundation
400 Paramus Road, Suite A-325
Parmus, NJ 07652

The Foundation’s EIN is 22-2351819.

PLANNED GIVING

The Bergen Foundation recognizes the generosity of Bergen’s alumni, faculty, friends, and community partners who provide for the school through deferred gifts, bequests, or trust instruments. Our staff welcomes the opportunity to meet with you and your advisors to discuss your philanthropic goals and how you can include Bergen Community College in your estate and financial plans. All discussions are confidential and are held without obligation.

For more information please contact Ron Miller, Executive Director, at (201) 447-7117 or [email protected].