Thank you for choosing to make a donation to the Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc. As a not-for-profit 501 (c) 3 organization, the Foundation will acknowledge your contribution as a tax-deductible charitable gift. Your donation will support the Foundation in its mission to assist the college with enhanced technology, academic and cultural programs, and to provide scholarships to SUNY Ulster students.
Through the generosity of the many friends of the Foundation and the College, and under the auspices of the Foundation Board of Directors, the Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc. has developed into a thriving organization with six million dollars in assets. The scholarship funds constitute the most significant part of the endowment, making Ulster's scholarship program one of the most prominent among community colleges in New York State.
There are a number of programs you may choose that advance the work of the Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc.
Area of Most Critical Need
Help support the Foundation's commitment to assist the college with funding for technology, arts curriculum, cultural enhancement and other critical needs as they arise to continue to provide the very best opportunities to Ulster's students and the community.
Technology and Academic Programs
You may choose to direct a gift to assist SUNY Ulster with the an ongoing need for funding technological improvements and academic programming in order to continue to support students with cutting edge technology and to provide a dynamic curriculum for the changing needs of industry and the community.
Arts Curriculum and Cultural Events
Your gift can be applied help support Ulster's commitment to enhance arts curriculum and to bring cultural opportunities of enrichment to our students and to the citizens of our region.
In addition to outright gifts of money or stock, you may choose a planned gift.
- Charitable Gift Annuities
Charitable Gift Annuities provide the annuitant/donor with an opportunity to make a charitable gift and receive an immediate income tax deduction and a guaranteed stream of income either for a specified period of time or for life. The total assets of the Foundation guarantee the payments made to the annuitant. The College Foundation currently has assets in excess of $6 million.
- Charitable Bequests
Charitable bequests enable individuals to make larger gifts than they may have been able to during their lifetime and have become a popular form of charitable giving. You may leave a bequest to the Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc. by stipulating a specific sum or a percent of your residuary estate.
Several scholarship giving options are available. Whether you are interested in establishing a scholarship to honor an individual, promote study in a particular curriculum, or contribute to an already established scholarship fund. Foundation staff members are available to discuss your options. Your gift can help secure the dream of a college education for the next generation.
Named-giving options are available that include engraved pavers for the Dewitt Library Courtyard and theater seat name plaques for the John C. Quimby Theater.
Engraved Stone Pavers
The newly landscaped Stone Ridge campus offers the unique opportunity to give a gift of an engraved stone paver in the Macdonald Dewitt Library Courtyard that will continue to benefit Ulster students far into the future while expressing your personal support for the College or recognizing a loved one. Cost of a personally engraved paver: $200.00. Click here to donate online. Please remember to include your paver engraving instructions in the comment area.
Theater Seat Name Plaques
Named-giving options are also available including engraved theater seat name plaques for the John C. Quimby Theater. The newly renovated theater provides students an opportunity to pursue their interest in theater arts as well as providing performances, ceremonies and lectures for the community. Theater seat plaques are a wonderful way to express a special sentiment in Honor of or In Memory of a friend, alumni or a loved one. Cost of a theater seat name plate varies with the proximity to the stage, click here for more. To purchase a name plate online, use our donate online link. Please remember to include your nameplate engraving instructions in the comment area.
To make a gift in any of the above categories:
Print the Annual Fund card, then mail the completed card with your check made payable to:
Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 557
Stone Ridge, NY 12484.
If you would like to make a gift via MasterCard, VISA, Discover or American Express, click here to donate online or call (845) 687-5283 to speak to a Foundation representative.