Your Support is Appreciated

As a member of the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics family, you have an open invitation to come back to SU, and more specifically to Falk College. Maybe you’d like to give back to SU by presenting a lecture in your field of expertise to current students. Or perhaps you could mentor a student by sharing your experiences to help them make life-changing decisions. We always welcome financial support, but equally appreciate the value a personal story our alumni can offer to shape the SU experience for our future alums.

Please contact David Salanger, assistant dean for advancement at (315) 443-8989 or via e-mail at dasalang@syr.edu; or Megan Myers, assistant director of development at (315) 443-1819 or via email at mmyers01@syr.edu to talk more about ways you might like to be involved and stay connected with Falk College.

Ways to Give

Annual Gifts

Annual Giving

The David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics is most grateful for contributions at all levels. Annual gifts are our most powerful tool to help students in need, develop programs of excellence, and support outstanding faculty. If you’ve supported the College through annual giving in the past, you might be interested to learn about a new program called Falk College Perpetual Giving Plan.

Annual gifts support our highest priorities, including special lectures, faculty and student research and travel opportunities, graduation awards, computing equipment for our labs, and a host of other important projects. It can go to our general scholarship fund to assist students who demonstrate financial need. Or it can be designated to support a part of Falk College that has special meaning to you, whether it’s a particular department, annual program or other opportunity. Be assured that annual gifts are put to good use where they are needed most.

Your annual gift to Falk College allows us to respond to the needs and opportunities for our faculty and both our graduate and undergraduate programs. To make a gift to Falk College, you can use a credit card to make a gift securely online.

Give an annual gift online

Checks may also be sent to:
Syracuse University
Falk College
Office of Advancement
425 White Hall
Syracuse, New York 13224.

If you have any questions, please contact David Salanger, assistant dean for advancement at (315) 443-8989 or via e-mail at dasalang@syr.edu; or Megan Myers, assistant director of development at (315) 443-1819 or via email at mmyers01@syr.edu. We appreciate your support.

Perpetual Gifts

Perpetual Giving

The David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics is most grateful to donors who consistently give year after year to our academic discretionary and Dean’s funds. You now have the opportunity to continue making an “annual gift” in perpetuity.

By including Falk College or one of our academic programs in your estate, your bequest will be invested in Falk’s overall endowment and continue to generate spendable returns. For example, a bequest of $5,000 would produce an “annual gift” of about $250; $10,000 would yield about $500 a year; and a $20,000 bequest would provide the College with about $1,000 a year.

By participating in Falk College Perpetual Giving Plan, you can make a comfortably-sized deferred gift while having a significant impact on the future. Your support will help us enhance and expand academic programs, attract high-caliber students, and retain the best faculty members, while memorializing your own commitment and loyalty to our mission and Syracuse University.

To learn more about our Perpetual Giving Plan, please contact David Salanger, assistant dean for advancement at (315) 443-8989 or via e-mail at dasalang@syr.edu; or Megan Myers, assistant director of development at (315) 443-1819 or via email at mmyers01@syr.edu.

Give a perpetual gift online

Corporate Matching Gifts

Corporate Matching Gifts

Through the generosity of company and other matching gift programs, your contribution—and the impact you can make—to the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics can be increased. By matching employee gifts, businesses ensure that their charitable resources support causes important to their employees and the community. Contact your company’s human resources department to see if they offer a matching gift program.

Planned Gifts

Planned Giving

Your gift to Syracuse University and the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics can be a significant investment in the future of generations of students to come. Your gift can be made in such a way to provide current, tangible benefits to you and your family if you establish a life income gift with us. In return for the gift you make today, you and/or another person you name will receive income for your lifetimes. In addition, your gift may bring you some or all of these benefits:

  • A charitable income tax deduction
  • Avoidance of some or all capital gains tax of appreciated property
  • Increased income
  • Tax-free income
  • Avoidance of estate taxes

You may want to consider naming Syracuse as one of the beneficiaries in your will or living trust. Depending on your preferences, your bequest may take the form of an outright gift with or without restrictions, or be designated for endowment, with the income to be used for the University’s general purposes or for a specific purpose of your choice.

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