William Paterson University FAQ

Is my gift tax deductible and will I receive a tax receipt?

Your gift is completely tax deductible.  The William Paterson Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.  A receipt for your donation will be mailed to you promptly after your gift is processed.


What if I wish to make a gift by check?

Contributions by check may be mailed to William Paterson University Foundation, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Please indicate Student Emergency Support Fund in the memo line of your check. Note: William Paterson University is operating remotely until further notice. Unfortunately, there are delays in processing checks, therefore, we recommend giving via our secure, online portal. Thank you for your understanding during these challenging times!


Is my gift eligible for a corporate match? 

Please contact your Human Resources department for information on the process. You may also visit our giving page for more information: http://www.matchinggifts.com/wpunj/  


What is the criteria for students seeking assistance?

The student must be currently enrolled and in good academic standing, as determined by the University. Emergency financial need must be documented.


Who should I contact if I have further questions?

We welcome any questions you may have and look forward to hearing from you. Please contact the Office of Annual Giving at (973) 720-3201 or annualgiving@wpunj.edu.