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Peace Corps Fellows Program


Current Supporters:
Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe, Amity Buxton, and Mr. & Mrs. Albert Delacorte

Past Supporters:

Individual Supporters
Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Sunshine and other individual supporters.

Corporate Supporters
JP Morgan Chase, Chemical Bank, NYNEX, Pfizer, Prudential and Xerox.

Foundation Sponsors
Neukom Family Foundation, New York City Department of Education, Dewitt Wallace (Reader's Digest), Hebrew Technical Institute, and the Rockefeller Family Foundation.

Federal Funding
Corporation for National and Community Service

Are You Interested in Supporting the Program?
To learn more about the program, volunteer your time, and/or visit our teachers at their schools, please contact the director, Nicolas Stahelin (Tel: 212-678-6622). For more information on about any of the following giving vehicles, contact Nancy Velez, Senior Director of Major Gifts at (212) 678-3797. The following information is adapted from the "Support TC" website at Teachers College. Please note that Teachers College's fiscal year runs September 1 through August 31.

Most Common Ways to Make a Gift:

By Credit Card
A credit card gift to Teachers College is convenient and entitles you to the same income tax deduction as a gift of cash. To make your credit card gift, click here for your secure online gift form or call us at 212-678-4067.

By Check
Your check should be made payable to Teachers College, Columbia University, and to be sure that it is properly credited, please note the purpose or designation of the gift in the memo section of the check or include a letter outlining the purpose of the gift. Mail checks to:

Teachers College, Columbia University
Box 306
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027-6696

Tax Advantages
A cash gift enables you to receive the most generous federal income tax charitable deduction up to 50 percent of your adjusted gross income. If all deductible gifts in a single year exceed the 50 percent limit, the excess amount may be carried over as a deduction for up to five years.

Gifts "in memory of" or "in honor of"
You can make a gift in memory or in honor of a friend or loved one. Teachers College will inform the individual or their family about your gift and how it will benefit the Peace Corps Fellows Program community.

Matching Gifts
If you or your spouse work for a company that makes corporate matching gifts, your contribution to TC can be doubled or even tripled. Contact your human resources office to find out if they take part in a matching gift program.