How to Give

A gift to support the students, programs, and faculty of Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health is a gift to improve the lives and health of populations at home and across the globe.

Giving to the Columbia Mailman School

Give Online

Our giving site is secure and easy to use. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express. Your gift to the School is tax-deductible.

Mail Your Gift

If you prefer to give your contribution by mail, send your check, money order, or credit card authorization to the address below. Please do not send cash. Checks and money orders should be made payable to: Columbia University. 

Columbia University
Mailman School of Public Health
MSPH Box 2
722 West 168 Street
New York, NY 10032

To make a credit card payment by phone, please call (212) 305-4797.

If you have any trouble making your gift online, please msphalum [at] (email us) with a phone number and the best time to reach you. Please do not email credit card information.

Wire Your Gift

To transfer funds electronically (via bank wire/ACH), please call us at  (212) 305-4797.

Gifts of Securities & Mutual Funds

Making a gift of securities is both simple and tax efficient. When you gift appreciated securities held longer than one year, you are entitled to deduct the full fair market value of your gift on your federal income tax return and you avoid any capital gains tax.

To learn more about gifting stocks, bonds, or mutual funds, please visit this page. For more information, please email stockgift [at] or call 212-305-4797.

Planned Gifts

To inquire about planned gifts, please call us at (212) 305-4797or visit this page to learn more.

Additional Information

For all other inquiries about supporting Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, please call (212) 305-4797.

The Mailman School of Public Health and its departments, centers, and programs are all parts of Columbia University, a New York educational and charitable organization exempt from U.S. federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our Federal Identification Number is 13-5598093.

Financial information about Columbia may be obtained by writing to Columbia University at 615 West 131st Street, MC841, New York, NY 10027-7922. In addition, several states where Columbia is required to file financial information each year also require the following disclosures: Colorado: Colorado residents may obtain copies of registration and financial documents from the office of the Secretary of State, (303) 894-2680, Maryland: For the cost of postage and copying, documents and information filed under the Maryland charitable solicitation law may be obtained from the Secretary of State, Charitable Division, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401, (800) 825-4510. Michigan: MICS No. 43840. Washington: The notice of solicitation required by the Charitable Solicitation Act is on file with the Washington Secretary of State, and information relating to the financial affairs of Columbia is available from the Secretary of State and the toll-free number for Washington residents: 1-800-332-4483.

Registration in the above states does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation of Columbia University by the states.