Memorials and Tribute Gifts

Honor Someone Special With a Gift in Their Name

If you have a loved one who has been impacted by Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor them or celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, while supporting our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will extend the legacy of your loved one and will make a difference.

An Example of How It Works

Man reading magazine When John's mother passed away, he knew he wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for her. He remembered that during her lifetime she was always praising CRCDS for its tireless efforts to better the community.

John decided to make a gift to CRCDS in his mother's name using appreciated securities. Not only will his mother's legacy live on at CRCDS thanks to the gift, but John also qualified for a federal income tax charitable deduction and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Ms. Lisa Bors at 585-340-9647 or lbors@crcds.edu for additional information on creating a memorial gift at CRCDS.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you make a memorial gift to CRCDS through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
Address: 320 North Goodman St., Suite 207, Rochester, NY 14607
Federal tax ID number: 16-0743916

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