We live in a time of intensified debate about issues that impact women's lives and reveal the power relations of sexuality and gender. Now more than ever students seek courses, research experiences, and career guidance that relate to these topics. The work we do at the Center is of crucial importance to Rice now.
Your support of the center, at any level, enables us to go the extra mile for students. This is because gifts allow us to respond flexibly to student needs, outside the usual university budget process. We put your support to use as prizes, fellowships, career-enhancing practica, and reimbursements for research and travel costs. Such “extras” recognize student excellence and help make an enriched student experience truly available to all. With the help of our supporters, we bring top-flight public speakers to campus who provide all of us in the Houston community with an education.
Our hallmark Partners of the center, who give annual gifts of $5,000 or more, are individuals particularly committed to ensuring CSWGS students are provided with a foundation upon which they can navigate and lead in the development of a more humane, equitable and just world. Partners enjoy special invitations and unique CSWGS opportunities.
To learn more about making a specific impact, or methods of giving, please contact Emily Stein, Senior Director of Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (713) 348-3424.
Term of Partnership:
The Partners of the Center Renewal Event occurs in the fall of each year. Donations received July 1 through December 31 are credited for the calendar year following the donation. Donations received January 1 through June 30 are credited for that calendar year.
Employees of a corporation with a corporate matching gifts program will receive membership credit for the total amount of the combined contributions. Please consult with your company's personnel department to obtain the proper matching form.
Rice University is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Under IRS Guidelines, the fair market value (FMV) of any benefits received by you is not substantial; therefore, the full amount of your personal gift is a deductible contribution.
Donor Advised Funds and Fair Market Value:
If you are considering making a gift via a Donor Advised Fund, CSWGS policy may require that we withhold benefits with a Fair Market Value (FMV). In compliance with the Internal Revenue Code Notice 2017-73 and IRS guidance, Rice does not accept, in whole or in part, payments for events, memberships, auction items, tickets, etc., from Donor Advised Funds, foundations or Qualified Charitable Distributions from an IRA account. Donors of IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions and Donor Advised Fund grants are prohibited from claiming a charitable tax deduction for their distributions and grants.