There are many ways to donate to CHQ. In addition to giving online, by mail, or by phone, you can also support the Chautauqua Institution by joining the Bestor Societymaking a planned gift, or asking your employer about a gift-matching program. The Chautauqua Foundation’s Federal ID # is 16-6028421 

Pledge to make a gift to Chautauqua Institution when it’s convenient for you.  For more information, call (716) 357-6404.

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Give by Phone

Call (716) 357-6404

Give by Mail

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Gifts can be mailed to:
Chautauqua Foundation
PO Box 28
Chautauqua, NY 14722

Checks should be payable to “Chautauqua Foundation.”  Designations to funds or program areas should be indicated on the memo line of the check or in accompanying correspondence.  Please do not send cash through the mail.

 

 

 

Chautauqua Fund

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Capital Support

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Gift Planning

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Scholarships

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Amphitheater Endowment

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Appreciated Securities

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Monthly Giving

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Endowment and Naming

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Honorary and Memorial

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Program Sponsor

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Honor Your Host

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Matching Gifts

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