Make A Gift

Thank you for considering a gift to Yale Law School Fund. You may choose to direct your gift to the following areas:

  • Unrestricted
  • Clinical Programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Fund
  • Financial Aid/COAP
  • Graduate Programs
  • Library
  • Teaching and Research

Make a gift

• Make a gift online via our secure site

• Multi-year gift intentions can also be made online by filling out a Gift Intention Form

• Gifts can be made via check, payable to “Yale Law School” and mailed to:

             Yale Law School
             P.O. Box 208341
             New Haven, CT 06520-8341 

• Call the Development Office at (203) 432-6080 or toll-free (866) 848-3148 to make a gift via credit card

Other giving options

  •  Gifts of Securities or Mutual Fund Shares: Instruct your bank or broker to contact Karen Kustra in Yale University’s Planned Giving Office at (866) 219-0885.
  •  Cash Wires: Contact Emilio Caballero in the Yale Office of Development at (203) 432-5867.
  •  Matching Gifts: If your company or firm offers a matching gift program, you can increase the value of your gift to YLS. Contact your human resources or employee relations  office for the necessary forms.
  •  Planned Giving: Contact the Yale Law School Office of Development at (203) 432-6080 for more information on charitable gifts through bequests, gift annuities, trusts or IRA  distributions.

Dean’s Circle Leadership Donor Recognition Levels

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Leadership recognition levels for Law School Fund Support

Dean’s Fellows $ 25,000 – above
Rostow Fellows $ 15,000 – $ 24,999
Pollak Fellows $ 10,000 – $ 14,999
Goldstein Fellows $ 5,000 – $ 9,999
Wellington Fellows $ 2,500 – $ 4,999
Calabresi Fellows $ 1,000 – $ 2,499*

*Classes prior to 10th Reunion qualify at $500
*Classes prior to 5th Reunion quality at $250

The Yale Law School you are entering has never been a law school that simply defends what is. Your law school —Yale Law School—has always been a law school that fights for what ought to be.”

Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean