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Making a gift to Cornell Law School is easier than ever before.

To direct your gift to another area, click the blue "Add another area" at the top of form and scroll down to "Law School." There, check the box for "Other." After you enter the dollar amount of your gift, type in your gift's designation in the rectangle below the "Fund" pane.

By following these steps on the secure online form, you can make a current-year or recurring gift to any fund in the Law School, including

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Scholarships - direct your gift to the Cornell Law scholarship fund of your choice

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Facilities - dedicate a space in the reconstructed Hughes Hall or the Wing for Academic Instruction


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Public Interest Low-Income Protection Plan - Help recent graduates practicing law in the public interest repay student loans.

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Cornell Law Library

Legal Information Institute (LII)

Cornell Legal Information Institute (LII) – Help ensure free and open access to law.

You can also make a gift by personal check ~

  • Please make it payable to Cornell University;
  • Specify "Cornell Law School" on the "Memo" line and add "Law Annual Fund" or the designation of your choice.

Please mail your check to

Cornell University
Cornell Law School
Box 37334
Boone, IA  50037-0334

  • Is your employer a Matching Gift company? Find out here.

Other methods of giving

Matching Gifts - Enhance the value of your gift through a matching-gift program. Find Your Company

Gifts of Securities - Transfer part of your portfolio and hold onto your cash. How-To & Forms

Planned Gifts - As simple as a codicil that establishes a bequest. Learn More about Planned Giving 

Learn More: Methods of Giving

Credit cards and personal checks are just the beginning. Discover how planned gifts and gifts of securities can serve your financial interests and also benefit the Law School. You can easily increase the value of your gift through your company's matching gift program, too.

Cornell Law School is grateful for every gift. Your support benefits our students, faculty, and programs, thereby promoting our educational mission of teaching the finest young minds to become "lawyers in the best sense": attorneys whose work on behalf of businesses, individuals, governments, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, and other entities makes them a credit to the legal profession. Every gift to the Law Annual Fund provides the current-use funding that enables Cornell Law School to meet the expenses associated with educating tomorrow's lawyers, sustaining the teaching and scholarly work of the Law faculty, and operating Myron Taylor Hall.