The Shorenstein Center’s work at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology is more important than ever. The Center relies on generous donations from interested supporters to fund much of our activities. From engaging the next generation of media and government leaders, to researching issues that impact the health of our democracy, your donation can help the Center expand its impact.

Donate Online

Visit the Harvard Kennedy School giving page below and select “Shorenstein Center Director’s Initiative” from the “select a fund” drop-down menu.

Click here to donate:


Image of the HKS online donation form to illustrate how to select the Shorenstein Center fund from the menu of options.

Other Ways to Give

Harvard University accepts American Express, MasterCard, VISA and Discover cards by phone. To make a gift over the phone please call 800-VERITAS (837-4827) and say you want to direct your gift to the Shorenstein Center.

To give by check, make your check payable to “President and Fellows of Harvard College” and list “Shorenstein Center” in the memo line. If possible, please draw from a U.S. bank in U.S. currency.

Mailed checks should be sent to:

Harvard University
PO Box 419209
Boston, MA 02241-9209

Checks sent via FedEx or UPS should be sent to:

Bank of America Lockbox Services
President & Fellows of Harvard College
Box 419209
2 Morrissey Blvd
Dorchester, MA 02125

Donations by Bank Wire
Please send gifts for the Shorenstein Center that are being transmitted by bank wire to the account below. Please indicate:

School Name: Harvard Kennedy School
Name of Fund Supported: “Shorenstein Center”
Donor: Enter donor’s name

Bank of America
100 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
President & Fellows of Harvard College, RSO account
Account #: 009429263621
Ach ABA: 011000138
Wire ABA 026009593
Swift Code: BOFAUS3N

Important: Please email and to notify us of the anticipated bank wire, so your gift can be promptly identified and allocated once funds are received.

Tax Deduction Information

All gifts to Harvard University, including to the Shorenstein Center, are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. We affirm that no goods or services exceeding the IRS provisions are provided in consideration of charitable gifts to Harvard University. Please consult your tax advisor for details.

Harvard University’s Tax ID Number is: 042103580

Additional Information

Please note that all official acknowledgements will be issued by Harvard University’s Alumni and Development Services office.

Please contact the Shorenstein Center’s Finance team (see contact information below) if you would like to make a gift of U.S. Stock or Bonds, or to transfer mutual funds or other securities.


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