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Unique among Episcopal seminaries, Berkeley offers its students the intellectual rigor and vast resources of Yale University, as well as the broad communal life and training of an interdenominational divinity school, which is Yale Divinity School.

Berkeley students receive their degree from Yale, and either a diploma or certificate in Anglican Studies from Berkeley. All tuition supports the ecumenical YDS academic program, so Berkeley must rely entirely on outstanding endowment performance and gifts from graduates and friends to support its additional work of preparing men and women for leadership in the Episcopal Church through worship and prayer, pastoral formation, and focused Anglican Studies.

Your gift to Berkeley helps to provide a full academic, professional and spiritual formation for these students in all areas of Anglican theology, liturgy and worship life. It will allow us to continue the Berkeley tradition of preparing outstanding leadership for the Episcopal Church, to lead it "into the regions beyond."

You may contribute directly by clicking here.

For contributions by mail, please address the check to Berkeley Divinity School at Yale and mail to:

Berkeley Divinity School at Yale
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Online Giving

Your direct link to online giving to Berkeley Divinity School.

Annual Fund

Because student tuition goes directly to Yale Divinity School, the Annual Fund is an essential source of financial support for the School's educational program.

Theological Education Offering

Parish contributions for theological education are the backbone of support for the church's seminaries.

Planned Giving

The Berkeley Legacy Society offers friends and graduates an opportunity to remember the School in their will or through other planned gifts.

Giving Securities

Information about making gifts of securities to BDS.