how to make a gift

Whether you are making an annual gift, considering a gift of endowment, or wish to discuss your estate plans, we will strive to make your transaction as easy as possible. Please contact Suzanne Morze, Associate Director of Annual Giving, 650.724.4895 or We greatly appreciate your support.

Online giving |  Go to form »

Select ME Dept. in the "Further Designation" box. You may designate a specific Group or laboratory by writing in your choice in the Special Instructions box. You can also sign up for matching gifts from your employer (if applicable).

Credit cards  | Go to form »

To make a gift using your credit card, you can go online (as above) or call 650.725.4360.


You can mail a check, payable to Stanford University, to the following address. Please indicate that your gift is to be directed to the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.

Stanford University
Gift Processing
PO Box 20466
Stanford, CA  94309-0466

Electronic funds  | Go to form »

To make monthly gifts to Stanford directly from your bank account, please print the electronic funds transfer authorization form and mail it to Stanford.

Securities  | Go to form »

To give securities to Stanford, complete the online securities transfer form and submit it through our secure server. Print it out as well and send it to your stockbroker as a letter of intent. If the certificates are in your possession, you may sign them over to Stanford University and mail them to:

Stanford Management Company
2770 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Attention: Victoria Von Schell

Questions? Contact Victoria Von Schell, 650.926.0244, Gifts Administrator, Stanford Management Company.

Bequests and trusts  | Go to form »

Bequest and trust gifts can be made in consultation with the university Office of Development and your financial advisor.

Matching opportunities

Young alumni: If you have graduated within the last 10 years, or are a current student, your annual gift to Stanford ME will qualify for the Atwell Match. Please read how the Atwell Match can increase the value of your gift.  | View »

Corporate match: You may be able to doubleČor even tripleČthe value of your gift to Stanford ME. Learn if your company has a corporate matching gift program and request a matching gift form from your company administrator.  | View »