How to Give


Thank you for choosing to support Lamont-Doherty! Your tax-deductable gift advances scientific discovery, enabling us to understand and sustain our planet.


There are several ways to contribute to the Observatory:

Make your gift online

Send a check. Please make your check out to "Trustees of Columbia University" with “Lamont-Doherty” in the memo line and mail it to the following address:

Development Office
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W, PO Box 1000
Palisades, NY 10964

To set up a monthly recurring contribution, fax or mail this Recurring Credit Card Donation FormPlease specify Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in the "Gift Purpose" line.

If you would like to make a gift of securities or property, please visit the Stock/Securities page or contact our Development Office

You may also contact us if you have already made provisions for Lamont-Doherty in your estate or if you would like to learn more about planned giving options.

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is part of Columbia University and is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization.
Gifts to the Observatory are tax-deductible in accordance with law.