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Information for International Donors

The international team of the Office of Development works with donors living all over the world who want to support students, faculty, programs, schools, and initiatives at Stanford.

Stanford welcomes gifts internationally

Find information about giving to Stanford from your area

  • Donors residing in Canada may claim a tax credit for gifts to Stanford University, which is listed on Schedule VIII of the Canadian Income Tax Act under “Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford University), Stanford, California.”

    To make a gift or for further information, please contact
    David Flash at +1 (650) 723-3104 or

  • Donors residing in the countries listed below are able to make gifts to Stanford and apply for tax advantages in their respective locations via Transnational Giving Europe.

    • Austria

    • Belgium

    • Bulgaria

    • Croatia

    • France

    • Germany

    • Hungary

    • Ireland

    • Italy

    • Luxembourg

    • The Netherlands

    • Poland

    • Portugal

    • Romania

    • Slovakia

    • Slovenia

    • Spain

    • Switzerland

    • (United Kingdom residents, see below.)

    For further information, please visit the Transnational Giving Europe website or contact Jennifer Good at +1 (310) 721-7146 or

  • Donors residing in Hong Kong should be aware that the Hong Kong Stanford University Charitable Trust is a Hong Kong government-recognized charitable trust that provides tax benefits to Hong Kong residents making gifts of $10,000 or more to Stanford.

    To make a gift or for further information, please contact Debbie Ozaki at +1 (650) 725-4386 or

  • Donors residing in the United Kingdom can send a check payable to The Stanford Trust, which is a charity (#1022726) registered with the U.K. Charity Commission to the following address:

    The Stanford Trust
    c/o Eileen Flood
    19 Norcott Road
    London, N16 7EJ
    United Kingdom

    • Send a written note with your gift indicating that you would like the Gift Aid tax relief applied to your gift. The Stanford Trust will then apply to HM Revenue & Customs to claim a portion of the tax you have already paid.

    • If you pay tax at a rate higher than the basic tax rate, you should apply to HM Revenue & Customs for the additional tax relief.

    • You can use Gift Aid as often as you like to make gifts to The Stanford Trust.

    Gifts by check and wire transfer are accepted by The Stanford Trust. Checks should be made payable to The Stanford Trust and mailed to the Trust Administrator, Eileen Flood, at the address above. If you wish to make a gift by wire transfer, please contact Eileen Flood at +44 (020) 7502-2813 for our bank details. Please note it takes between 6–10 weeks for U.S. dollar checks to credit our account, so you may wish to wire dollar gifts instead.

    If you have any additional questions or comments about making a gift from the United Kingdom, please contact Eileen Flood, The Stanford Trust, at +44 (020) 7502-2813 or

  • If your country of residence is not listed above, please contact David Flash at +1 (650) 723-3104 or

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