Thank you so much for considering to support the vision of the Carl Sagan Institute and the Search for Life in the Universe. Gifts to support the Carl Sagan Institute (CSI) should be made out to “Cornell University” with a note that the gift is designated for the Carl Sagan Institute in the Department of Astronomy, College of Arts & Sciences. As these will be gifts to Cornell University, they fall under the university’s 501c3 tax-exempt status.

Gifts can be made by check, securities, or on-line. Please see the following web site for details:

Click here to make an online gift to the Carl Sagan Institute.

Checks should be sent to:
Cornell University
P.O. Box 25842
Lehigh Valley, PA 18003-9692

For further details please contact David K. Whitmore –

David K. Whitmore ’96
Associate Dean
Alumni Affairs and Development
College of Arts and Sciences
Cornell University
130 East Seneca Street, Suite 400
Ithaca, NY 14850

Phone: (607) 255-8478
Fax: (607) 255-6585