Ways You Can Give

Professor Richard C. Harris

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 development@webb.edu.

Contribute By Check

Please make your check payable to “Webb Institute” and mail to:

Webb Institute
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.

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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: donations@webb.edu.  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.

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

For EFT transactions, please provide the following instructions to your financial institution:

Account Holder: Webb Institute
Bank Name: Capital One
Routing #: 021407912 or Fgn: Bank BIC/SWIFT: HIBKUS44
Account #: 7527944192
Webb’s Tax ID: 11-1630912
Donor Name: <Please be sure to provide your name so that we can track and handle your gift properly>

Please call the Development Office in advance of making your contribution so that Webb can track and allocate the gift in accordance with your instructions.

Matching Gifts

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. Contact the Development Office to let them know your intentions so your gift is recorded appropriately.

Fidelity Investments
Webb Institute Account Number: #676-161486
DTC Clearing: 0226
Webb’s Tax ID: 11-1630912

Please provide your name to Fidelity.
If your Broker has any questions, they are to call 1-866-755-6372.

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 Trusts

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 SocietyPlease contact the Development Office on becoming a member of the Heritage Society.

Life Insurance

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.

View these helpful illustrations on how to leverage planned gifts to make your investment in Webb. In doing so, you will also become a member of the Heritage Society.

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)
Donor (0-$249)

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.