Colgate was founded on the generosity of 13 men who gave 13 dollars and 13 prayers. Today, the University still thrives on the dedication of its loving ones.

Support Colgate Students

Thank you for being a part of the Colgate community. At this time of transition for our students, we are encouraging anyone who is interested in supporting the University to direct their gift to the Colgate Fund, where it can be put to immediate use supporting the most pressing needs of students and faculty.

Questions about making a gift can be directed to 800-668-4428 or Thank you.

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A scenic view of the campus over Taylor Lake with the Memorial Chapel cupola in the background.



Help Colgate to Ascend

Over the past 200 years, Colgate has continued to ascend, thanks to the support of alumni, parents, and friends. Through the Third-Century Plan, Colgate will become the finest undergraduate institution in the nation — the first choice for students of promise and achievement. 

Your gifts to Colgate enable the ascent of this great University and its students. Thank you for your support.

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