SUPPORT

Thank you for your interest in supporting Columbia University's Center for Environment, Economy, and Society (CEES). Your donations can be sent by email or postal service.

Please address all correspondance to Don Melnick (djm7@columbia.edu), Co-Director, Columbia University’s Center for Environment, Economy, and Society (CEES) with a copy to James J. Warfield, Deputy Director (jw91@columbia.edu).

Sample donation letter:

Dear Don,

Please accept my [our] gift of $_______ to be credited to the Columbia University’s Center for Environment, Economy, and Society (Department 4137102).

I/We would like this donation to be used in furtherance of the goals of CEES’s project known as ______________________, or for general purposes of CEES [strike out general purposes phrase if that is not your intention]. I/We authorize this gift to be used for any purpose that, in your reasonable judgment and discretion, would advance the goals of this project of CEES [strike out “CEES” if not applicable] including reasonable administrative expenses.


Signature.

Your signature should include your full name, organization (if any), the address to which you wish an acknowledgement to be sent (Columbia does this automatically), and any additional contact information you would like used (email, phone, etc.)

 

Please contact Jim Warfield at 212-851-1784 or jw91@columbia.edu to obtain the account number associated with the program towards which you would like to offer your donation.

 

Thank you for your generosity, donations can be made by:

Check

Please send check along with letter above stating your preferences and program account number to:

Don Melnick, Co-Director

Center for Environment, Ecology, and Society

2852 Broadway

New York, NY, 10025

Please contact Jim Warfield at 212-851- 1784 or jw91@columbia.edu to obtain the account number associated with the program towards which you would like to offer your donation.

Credit Card

For credit Card donations, please follow these steps:

  • Go to Giving to Columbia
  • Select "University-wide/Unrestricted"
  • Then select "Please specify on the following page" in the division drop down for the fund.
  • On the next screen on Comments/Special Instruction Section enter: 
Center for Environment Economy and Society (CEES-CU) Department 4137102
  • Please specify the project that the funds are to be used for, if applicable.
Please contact Jim Warfield at 212-851-1784 or jw91@columbia.edu to obtain the account number associated with the program towards which you would like to offer your donation.

Wire Transfer

To make a gift to Columbia by wire, please use the following account information:

  • Account Name: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
  • Account Number: 2000011749277
  • ABA#: 031201467 (For Incoming Wires)
  • ACH Routing #: 026012881 (For Incoming ACH’s)
  • For International Wires Only: Swift Code: PNBPUS33
  • Bank Name: Wachovia Bank, N.A.
  • Bank Address: 12 East 49th Street, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10017
  • Bank Phone #: 212-214-4361

Give as much information as possible in the comments section of your wire. Specifically, you should include
o your name,
o the purpose of your gift
o the name of the school or department to receive the gift
o the name of any Columbia representative you have dealt with in arranging the transfer

Many wire transfers end up being returned for want of this information, so please be as thorough as you can.

Please contact Jim Warfield at 212-851-1784 or jw91@columbia.edu to obtain the account number associated with the program towards which you would like to offer your donation.

If you have any questions about wire transfers, please contact Columbia's Gift Systems department at giftsys@columbia.edu or 1-866-GIFTSYS.

Gift of Securities

To effectuate your gift, please provide the following information simultaneously to:


(1) James J. Warfield, C.O.O. at jw91@columbia.edu ; and (2) stockgift@columbia.edu :

  • Donor’s name and address
  • Name and ticker symbol of the security
  • Number of shares
  • Department to be credited which is 4137102
  • Account within CEES to be credited: #_-_____.known as ____________________ fund.

Please contact Jim Warfield at 212-851-1784 or jw91@columbia.edu to obtain the account number associated with the program towards which you would like to offer your donation.

Then please instruct your broker to transfer the stocks via DTC to Columbia University’s account at Merrill Lynch:

Merrill Lynch
DTC# 5198
717 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Account Name: Columbia University
Account Number: 885-04C14
Your contact at Merrill Lynch will be Angelo Dilucci, phone#: (212) 415-7601


For more information, please visit Columbia University’s website HOW TO GIVE .

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