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SUNY Impact Foundation Charitable Tax Program: Sept. 30 Deadline!

The SUNY Impact Foundation Charitable Tax Program is a time-limited opportunity to make a donation to SUNY Cobleskill and receive an extraordinary tax benefit. There is a $10M cap on the SUNY-wide program. 

For the sum of the qualified contributions in 2023, a donor will have the following tax benefits:

New York State:
85% of the qualified contribution is a tax credit against NYS income tax and 15% of the qualified contribution can be a deduction against NYS income tax. A donor gets the benefit of both a deduction and credit on their NYS personal income tax return.

15% of the qualified contribution is deductible against federal income tax. 


Application Deadline

Applications for this program must be received by the College by Saturday, September 30, 2023.


Qualifying Donations


How the Program Works


How You Can Donate

Get Started

To begin your donation, please contact John Zacharek, Vice President for Development and Executive Director of the SUNY Cobleskill Foundation:

Phone: 518-255-5524

Email: zacharek@cobleskill.edu








Our Mission

The SUNY Cobleskill College Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 corporation established in 1969 to develop additional resources to enable the college to provide quality educational experiences for its students.

Scholarship funds constitute the largest single use of the assets of the Foundation:

Also supported by Foundation resources:

The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors representing many diverse constituencies. Men and women from all professions, business, industry, civic and social organizations, and college alumni serve without compensation to assist the college in its mission to provide the highest quality of academic service.


Learn more about giving opportunities:

Annual Fund >>

Supporting campus initiatives

Scholarships & Endowments >>

Invest in the future by connecting students with opportunities

Equipment and Research Endowments >>

Fund top-quality equipment to support student learning 

Planned Giving >>

Leave a lasting impact at SUNY Cobleskill

Naming Opportunities >>

Contact the Office of Advancement to learn more

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