For Professional Advisors

Information for Professional Advisors

The Office of Gift Planning at Columbia provides support for a full range of charitable gift planning options and services. Columbia, its employees, and representatives do not offer legal or financial advice. Prospective donors are urged to consult with an attorney, financial advisor, estate planner, or accountant before making arrangements.

Columbia welcomes the opportunity to work with you and your clients to identify tax-wise ways to support Columbia’s charitable nonprofit mission. Please contact Laura Tenenbaum, Director of Development, at lrt2113@columbia.edu or 212-342-2108.


Legal Name

All charitable gifts should be directed to “The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York.”


Tax ID Number

Contact the Office of Gift Planning at 800-338-3294 for our TAX ID number, a copy of our tax letter, or for a Form W-9.