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York College Foundation

York College Foundation is a not-for-profit educational foundation chartered by the Department of Education of the State of New York and recognized as a federally tax-exempt organization. The York College Foundation was established in 1989 to support and advance the activities and mission of York College in its pursuit of excellence in its academic, cultural, research, and public service programs. The Foundation receives gifts that support students, academic programs, and/or provide emergency aid (grants) to students experiencing severe hardship and at high risk of dropping out. The Foundation operates in accordance with By-Laws. The Foundation's management consists of the following committees: Advancement, Board Development/Nominating, Executive, and Finance and Audit.


To support and advance the activities and mission of York College in the pursuit of excellence in its academic, cultural, research and public service programs, and to promote and encourage interest and support for those programs and activities by members of the college and local community and alumni, as well as to serve as a medium for encouraging fuller understanding of the aims and functions of the College.

Goals: 2021 Fiscal Year

Preserve and enhance the real purchasing power of donations and provide the College with a stable and growing source of income. To that end, the following goals have been established

  • Established an investment policy
  • Established a spending (distribution) rate
  • Achieve within acceptable risk levels an average total return that meets or exceeds the sums of the Foundation spending (distribution) rate, the inflation rate, and investment management and related fees over a long period of time

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Give By Mail or Phone

To make a gift by mail:

Fill out the Donation Form with the Gift Designation completed and mail it in with your check or credit card information to :

York College / The City University of New York
Office of Institutional Advancement 
STE: AC-2H03
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. 
Jamaica, NY 11451

To make a gift by phone:

Call 718-262-3810