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Gifts to the Public Service Venture Fund can be made through Harvard Law School’s Online Giving Form.

Give Online

To designate your gift to the Public Service Venture Fund, please add the text ‘Public Service Venture Fund’ to the ‘Additional Information’ box at the bottom of the online giving form.

Gifts by Credit Card

In addition to making a credit card gift online, you may call the Alumni Center at 617-495-3114 and provide the following information. Please indicate that your gift is to be directed to the Public Service Venture Fund.

Type of credit card (Visa, Master Card, or American Express)
Amount of gift
Exact name on credit card and Law School class
Card account number
Card expiration date

Gifts by Check

Please make checks payable to Harvard Law School with a notation that the gift is for the Public Service Venture Fund.

Please mail your gift to:

Harvard Law School Alumni Center
1563 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Gifts by Bank Wire

To transfer gifts of cash by bank wire, instruct your broker or banker to contact the Office of the Recording Secretary at 617-495-1750 to indicate the gift amount and its purpose of the Public Service Venture Fund.

Bank wires may be delivered to:

Bank of America
100 Federal Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
President & Fellows of Harvard College, RSO account
Account #: 9429263621
Ach ABA: 011000138
Wire ABA: 026009593
Swift Code: BOFAUS3N
Donor: (To be provided by donor)
Purpose: HLS Public Service Venture Fund

Gifts of Securities

When donating stock to the Law School, alumni may take a standard charitable deduction for the mean fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift while also avoiding capital gains tax on appreciated securities. Avoiding capital gains tax decreases the cost of your gift by your applicable capital gains tax rate and makes donating appreciated securities the better option if you are considering whether to give cash or stock. If you have general questions about donating securities, please contact the Harvard Law School’s Planned Giving Office at 617-495-9891 or

To make a gift of securities please contact the Harvard Management Company at 866.845.6596 or

To ensure proper processing of your gift, please notify the School of the stock transfer by completing the following online form.

Donors and their brokers must request transfer instructions directly from Harvard Management Company
located at the following address:

Harvard Management Company
Trusts and Gifts Department
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210-2203
Attention: Security Gifts

Tel: 866-845-6596 (toll-free)
Fax: 866-457-6598

Your gift of securities will be valued for credit at the mean between the high and the low market price on the date of postmark or personal delivery of the securities, or on the date of written instructions to your broker or banker.

For Mutual Fund shares:
Contact the Office of the Recording Secretary, at (617) 495-1750, for more information.

Please do not send securities or mutual fund shares to a transfer agent for transfer into Harvard’s name. This may cause a lengthy delay in completing the transfer.

Matching Gifts

You may qualify to have your company or firm match your gift to the Law School. If this applies, please enclose the appropriate forms with your gift. Information about matching gift programs is available through your personnel or community relations department.