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Ways to Give to Herkimer College

Ways To GiveDonating funds, time, or items to Herkimer College helps us to provide scholarships to a greater number of deserving students, enhance our offerings, and advance the College’s most important goals. Your contribution also helps to improve the quality of the Herkimer College experience, so we can continue to thrive and make a significant socioeconomic impact on Herkimer County.

There are so many ways to support Herkimer College. Below are a few of the most popular:

Contribute to the Annual Fund

This unrestricted donation is used to support the mission and goals of the Herkimer County College Foundation, such as providing scholarships, securing technology, professional development, and more. Give to Herkimer online here.

Restricted Gifts

Give a gift to a specific department or program of your choice.

Memorial Donations

These contributions are made in the name of an individual and support the scholarship program. Eligible donation amounts may also be used to form a new scholarship named in the memory of an individual.

Gifting Items

In-kind gifts like equipment donations, artistic or cultural items, educational tools, or anything else you feel would benefit the College are always appreciated as they contribute to the student experience.

Planned Giving

Leave a lasting legacy that transforms lives. Herkimer College can work directly with you or your financial planner or accountant to arrange the details for your contribution in a way that will maximize its impact.


By starting a scholarship or funding an existing one, you can make a direct impact on a student’s life. The Foundation has established more than 90 scholarships that award more than $150,000 each year.


Any donation over $2,000 qualifies you as a Herkimer College Partner in Education, earning you public recognition for your support of the College.


Corporate sponsors help to support fundraising events. Our sponsors often qualify for Partner in Education recognition.


Donate your time to support Herkimer College initiatives like fundraising.

Have another idea for a way you’d like to support the College? Wonderful! Contact the Herkimer College Foundation office in CC 255 by calling 315-574-4015.