Donate to CYA

Support CYA, Support Study Abroad

Thank you for believing in our mission to provide an affordable, quality study abroad program for all students in the rich environment of Greece. Your generosity in support of CYA helps us continue the tradition of providing students with the opportunity to take the journey of a lifetime and allows us to continue our work on new projects and exciting opportunities for future generations of CYA students. There are a number of ways to donate to College Year in Athens:


Make a gift online

By giving to CYA, you can help secure the present and future of an institution which has been dedicated to the highest quality study abroad education since 1962. Donations make so many things possible from the continuous improvement of our facilities, to the development of new courses, the funding of professor sabbaticals and research, to inviting renowned visiting professors and granting student awards for those less fortunate to name a few. Please make a gift to CYA and together we will make the next 55 years even more special.


Make a gift by check

Mail a check or money order to:
College Year in Athens
PO Box 390890,
Cambridge, MA 02139

Make a gift of stock

By transferring appreciated stock to College Year in Athens, you may be eligible for a tax deduction equal to the full fair market value of the stock, avoid the capital gains tax on the stock's increased value. In order for the gift to be acknowledged, it is important to notify CYA of the type and amount of stock you will be giving. You may do this either personally or through your agent or broker.

Please contact our Bursar for details.
Tel: 617.868.8201 or Email:[email protected]

Increase your gift through a matching program

Many companies will offer employees and spouses a matching gift benefit that effectively doubles (or triples) your gift. Please check with your employer to see if this is possible.

Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.
If you have any issues, questions or comments, please contact our Fundraising Officer at


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All other gifts

Donors of $100 or more may ask to receive a copy of CYA's commemorative publication,

College Year in Athens: The First 45 Years.
Fair market value: $30.

Amazon SMILE Program

If you shop on Amazon, you can support CYA by using Amazon’s SMILE program. Simply choose College Year in Athens as your charity.

How does AmazonSmile work? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible items to the eligible charitable organization of your choice. To learn more go to:

Please note: purchases made using the Amazon Shopping App, or through the Kindle Store are not currently eligible for SMILE donations. Also, these donations, made on behalf of, are not tax deductible.