Colby strives to make it as easy as possible for donors to make contributions to the College.

  • Credit card gifts: Colby accepts American Express, Discover, Visa, and MasterCard. Donors may make one-time gifts or schedule monthly credit card installments.

  • Checks: All checks can be mailed to Colby College, Office of the Colby Fund, 4335 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-8843.

  • Colby Fund toll-free line: Call 1-800-311-3678 to charge gifts, to make pledge payments, or to arrange installment payments on your credit card.

  • Colby Fund secure website: Visit to make gifts via Colby's secure website.

  • UK Fund for Charities: Colby is now a UK-registered charity and has partnered with UK Fund for Charities to make giving easier for our alumni, parents, and friends living in the United Kingdom. Learn more »

  • Gifts of securities: Securities are a great vehicle, as donors most often avoid capital gains tax and may be able to claim an income tax deduction as well. Colby accepts many gifts this way annually. 
    •  Information for transferring securities:
      DTC: 0235 (RBC Wealth Management)
      Acct.#: 30117442
      Acct. Title: Colby College
      Attn: Scott Smith ’88 Director of Administrative Financial Services
      To ensure proper processing, please notify Scott of your transfer.
  • IRA Gifts: Donors 70½ or older may also be interested in a way to lower the income and taxes from IRA withdrawals. An IRA charitable rollover is a way you can help continue our work and benefit this year. Click here for more information.