Ways To Give

Every gift provides our Scholars with transformational experiences.

Every gift shows our Scholars that someone believes in them and is invested in their future. 

Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar works in the public high schools in Albany, Schenectady and Troy, empowering and inspiring students to succeed in high school, college and life. We can’t do it without you.

There are many ways to support Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar.

Donate online or learn more below.

If you prefer, you can mail a check to Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar at 1 United Way, Albany, NY  12205.

We’ve made it easy for you to support our Scholars. If you have any questions, give us a call at 518-935-1045.

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Donate Online

You can support a Scholar today! Your gift of any amount will help us offer our students the connections to the people and opportunities that will change their lives.


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Make a lasting difference in one Scholar’s life with a gift of $10,000 that supports college preparatory activities for the student in high school, and provides a stipend to defray the Scholar’s college costs.

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Make a Monthly Gift

Join a special group of monthly donors who give our Scholars the confidence of knowing that life-changing support is always available.

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Make an Honorary Donation

Give that special person who has everything the satisfaction of knowing that they have made an impact in the life of a promising student. Make a gift to Sponsor-A-Scholar in their honor.

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Make a Memorial Gift

Celebrate your memory of a loved one with your contribution. Ensure their legacy with a gift to support hope for a brighter future for promising Scholars.


Legacy Giving

Leave a legacy of hope and achievement for local Scholars in your estate plan. Contact Laura Marx, Executive Director, at 518-935-1048 for more information.

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Corporate Matching Gifts

Many generous employers offer matching gift programs that can double or even triple the size of your gift. Check with the HR office of your company to learn whether your donation will qualify.



If you're shopping with Amazon, be sure to use Amazon Smile and choose Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar as the organization you support. It's easy! We'll get 0.5% of the value of every order as a donation for our programs.