Planned Giving and Bequests

There are a number of ways to set up a charitable remainder trust or gift annuity that provide the donor with life income. These plans enable donors to make a meaningful gift to I Tatti while receiving significant income and tax benefits. 

Please contact I Tatti’s Cambridge office by phone at +1 617 495 8042 or by email for further information.

Gifts by bank wire/stock transfer

To transfer gifts by bank wire, please contact the Office of the Recording Secretary at +1 617 495 1750 to indicate the gift amount and its purpose (for example: to Villa I Tatti, for unrestricted use).

To make a gift of securities, please contact the Harvard Management Company at +1 866 845 6596 or

Gifts by Credit Card

Give online or call the I Tatti office in Cambridge at +1 617 495 8042 and provide the following information:

  • Credit Card Provider
  • Amount of Gift
  • Name on Credit Card
  • Card Number
  • Cardholder’s Billing Address
  • Expiration Date on Credit Card
  • Security Code on Reverse of Card

Gifts by Check

Please make checks payable to “Harvard University/Villa I Tatti” and mail to:

Development Office
Villa I Tatti
Harvard University
124 Mt. Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138


Development Office
Villa I Tatti
Via di Vincigliata 26
50135 Florence

Please make a note on the check or in your cover note as to where you would like your gift credited (for example: to join/renew Amici dei Tatti membership (annual gifts of $600 and over), gift to the I Tatti General Fund, gift to the Berenson Library, etc.)