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4.1 Gifts to the University

Overview of Stanford Campus and Hoover Tower

Stanford relies upon gifts from alumni, parents of students, friends, corporations, associations, and foundations to meet a substantial portion of its operating costs. This section provides detailed information about gifts to the University, including:

  • Definitions of gifts and non-gifts
  • Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees and other university officers
  • Descriptions of various gift classifications and how gifts may be designated
  • Tax considerations

Policies

4.1.1 Gifts to the University

Stanford University relies upon gifts from alumni, parents of students, friends, corporations, associations, and foundations to meet a substantial portion of its operating costs. This Guide Memo outlines policies on...