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Queen's University

Give from Far Away: International Gifts

Many countries offer favourable tax treatment for charitable gifts to Queen’s. For more information on international gifts to Queen's, please contact Queen’s University, Office of Advancement Gift Services at 1.800.267.7837.

Residents of the United States

U.S. based alumni and relatives can make donations directly to the University under the Canada-United States Income Tax Convention. Matching gifts, gifts from other American citizens or residents, or gifts from corporations, foundations, trusts and IRA accounts should be directed to the U.S. Foundation for Queen's University at Kingston (Employer ID 52-1960422). Our U.S. Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization recognized under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

Benefits of the U.S. Foundation for Queen’s University at Kingston

  • Receive personal tax deduction of up to 50% of adjusted gross income annually; and/or
  • Reduction or elimination of capital gains tax for gifts of securities, real estate and other appreciated property.
  • American corporations may offer matching contributions for gifts made by their employees to the U.S. Foundation for Queen’s University, and claim a deduction of up to 10% of taxable income.

Mailing Address:

US Foundation for Queen's University at Kingston
5614 Connecticut Ave NW
Box 130
Washington DC 20015-2604

Gifts from Outside of North America

Alumni gifts from residents of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland can be made to Queen’s University at Kingston through the Charities Aid Foundation. Residents of countries outside of the United States and Great Britain should contact their lawyer or our office for advice.


Please contact us with your questions or for further information.
We strongly encourage you to consult with your lawyer, accountant, or other financial advisor before finalizing your planned gift.
Thank for your interest in our Gift Planning program.


Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.