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Charitable Giving

Thank you for your interest in making a gift to the Canton College Foundation. 100% of your charitable donations go to advancing the College’s mission of providing an affordable, career-focused education. Below are some details on how to make your gift to SUNY Canton.


How to Give

You can make your gift securely online, over the phone, through the mail, or in-person.

To make your gift online, click here to access the secure online form.

To make your gift over the phone, call 1-(315)-386-7127 or toll free at 1-(800)-811-6727. A representative from the Canton College Foundation will be available to take your call on weekdays between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm (EST).

To send your gift in the mail, please make your check out to Canton College Foundation and mail to:

Canton College Foundation

34 Cornell Drive

French Hall 100

Canton, NY 13617

To make your gift in-person, please visit the Advancement Office in French Hall during normal business hours. The Advancement Office is located on the second floor of French Hall, Room 227. Click here to view a campus map.

To make a payroll deduction, click here and return the completed form to fays@canton.edu, or in person at French Hall, Room 227.


What to Give

There are many ways you can make a gift to SUNY Canton. Below are just a few examples:

Gift of cash

The easiest and most straightforward way of making a gift to SUNY Canton is through a gift of cash or check. Please designate if you would like the funds to be applied to the Canton Fund, Unrestricted Scholarship Endowment, or area of your choice.

Does your company have a matching gift program? Please contact us or your company’s human resources office for more information.


Gift of Stock or Securities

Making a gift of appreciated securities may relieve you from some of the burden of capital gains taxes. Gifts of stock also qualify as a charitable tax deduction. Please contact your financial advisor to learn more about how this type of gift can help you. We kindly ask that you contact us before making a gift of stock so we can ensure your gift is received and allocated properly.

To transfer a gift of stock:


Gift of personal property

Also known as a gift in-kind, this can take many forms and include valuable property such as antiques, art, patents, copyrights, collectibles, or historical collections. You may also make a gift that is directly intended for educational purposes, such as lab equipment, supplies, or technology. Your gift may be deductible for up to the full market value. For gifts of personal property in excess of $5,000, a certified appraisal is necessary in order to establish the value of the gift. Feel free to contact us to learn more about how your gift of personal property can help the Foundation’s mission to serve SUNY Canton.


Deferred Gifts

Planned Gift. A gift in your will or a life-income gift can have a transformative impact on SUNY Canton while providing you income or helping you plan your estate. The Canton College Foundation offers charitable trusts and charitable gift annuities, as well as resources to help you plan your estate. For more information about estate planning and life income gifts, please click here to visit our planned giving page.


Contact Us

Do you have questions about how to make a gift? We’re here to help!

Please call us at: 1-(315)-386-7127 or toll free at 1-(800)-811-6727

Or email us at: foundation@canton.edu

SUNY Canton
College Foundation

34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
Phone: 315-386-7127
800.811.6727

Fax: 800-386-7995
foundation@canton.edu