Thank you for considering a gift to Webb. Your gift is an investment in our students and provides the college with resources that ensure an exceptional engineering education free of tuition burden to our students. Webb is the only full-tuition scholarship private undergraduate program of its kind in the country, and it is critical that we are able to sustain this model for students who are academically and personally prepared for the Webb challenge.
If you have any questions concerning your gift to Webb, please call the Development Office at 516-759-2040 or email them at email@example.com.
Contribute By Check
Please make your check payable to “Webb Institute” and mail to:
Attn: Development Office
298 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY 11542-1398
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Thank you for your support of Webb.
Contribute with a Recurring Gift
A recurring gift is an easy and convenient way to help Webb by providing ongoing support on a monthly or quarterly basis. If you are interested in a recurring gift, please fill out the form below and a representative from the Development Office will contact you.
Thank you for your continued support of Webb.
Contribute Via PayPal
You can donate to Webb via PayPal and avoid fees! Once you are logged into PayPal, send your donation to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. As long as you use funds from your PayPal Account or transfer from a linked bank account, you do not incur a service charge. You will be charged a fee with a credit card transaction.
Note: ‘Purchase Protection’ box should be unchecked.
Many employers support Webb by matching gifts from Webb donors. This is a simple way to extend the impact of your gift to Webb. Please check with your employer or contact the Development Office to find out whether your employer participates as a matching gift provider.
Contribute with Publicly Traded Stocks and Securities
You may prefer to make your donation through gifts of appreciated stock, bonds, or mutual funds. This giving mechanism ensures that you will receive a charitable income tax deduction in the amount equal to the current market value of the appreciated property, and minimize or possibly eliminate liability for payment of capital gains tax.
For donating publicly traded stock and securities to Webb, please direct your broker to transfer the securities to Webb’s account with Fidelity. For more information, please call the Development Office at 516-759-2040 or email at email@example.com.
Closely Held Securities
Securities that are not publicly traded may also be accepted by Webb, given certain conditions. Contact the Development Office if you are considering this option.
Gifts of Real Estate
Real estate can be given outright, through an estate or to fund some life income gifts such as the charitable remainder unitrust. Another option is to give Webb a remainder interest in your home while retaining the right to live in it for the rest of your life. You receive a current income tax charitable deduction for a portion of the property’s value.
Gifts in Kind
Webb accepts gifts in kind so long as the item or service being gifted has a use related to our mission. These gifts might include jewelry, artwork, collections, equipment, software, and various services.
Charitable Gift Annuities
Utilizing this gift instrument is a great way to make a gift to Webb and also receive a guaranteed annuity for life. Webb will pay annuity rates as suggested by the American Council on Gift Annuities at the time the contract is executed.
Charitable Lead Trusts and Charitable Remainder Trusts are gifts to Webb that can help remove taxable assets from your estate. The administration of these trusts should be performed by a bank trust department or other trustee selected you. Webb is not in a position to act as Trustee.
Including a bequest in your will or trust is a great way to ensure Webb’s long-term sustainability. You can name Webb as a beneficiary of your will or trust and indicate a specific amount or percentage of your estate or trust you wish to allocate to Webb. This vehicle is the most commonly used for Webb family members seeking to become members of Webb’s Heritage Society. Please contact the Development Office on becoming a member of the Heritage Society.
You can make Webb the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, and your estate will receive a charitable deduction from estate taxes for that gift. You may also, under certain circumstances during your lifetime, make Webb the owner of a life insurance policy on your life, and receive an income tax charitable deduction for a portion of the face value of that policy.
Your contributions will be recognized as follows:
Giving Club Levels
Annual Giving Donor Recognition:
President’s Club ($500 to $999)
Young America Club ($250 to $499)
William H. Webb Society:
Guardian ($50,000 – $99,999)
Pacesetter ($25,000 – $49,999)
Benefactor ($10,000 – $24,999)
Patron ($5,000 – $9,999)
Sponsor ($2,500 – $4,999)
Member ($1,000 – $2,499)
Cumulative Giving Club Levels:
Laureate Fellows ($1,000,000 +)
Laureate Sustainers ($500,000 – $999,999)
Laureate Leaders ($250,000 – $499,999)
Founding ($100,000 – $249,999)
Sustaining ($50,000 to $99,999)
Leadership ($25,000 to $49,999)
Donor Bill of Rights
- To be informed of Webb Institute’s mission, of the way the Webb Institute intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
- To be informed of the identity of those serving on Webb Institute’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
- To have access to Webb Institute’s most recent financial statements.
- To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
- To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
- To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
- To expect that all relationships with individuals representing Webb Institute of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
- To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of Webb Institute or hired solicitors.
- To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that Webb Institute may intend to share.
- To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.