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How to make a gift

Help the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center with a gift of cash and cash equivalents, whether as annual gifts, a one-time gift, or a gift pledged over a period of years.

On behalf of Columbia University Medical Center and all of our patients, thank you for your support and consideration of this request.

Please contact Dawn DeLeon, Senior Director of Development, at 212-304-7206 or djd2152@cumc.columbia.edu for further information about how to contribute, gift planning opportunities, and other funding opportunities at CUMC (including Professorships, Fellowships, Naming of Centers/Institutes, Endowed/Named Research Funds and more).

You can make a gift online and support the HICCC or a specific area of cancer HERE. Click the "Select a designation" drop down menu to select the fund you wish to support. Please include in the comments if the gift is designated to support the research of specific physician/scientist or laboratory effort.


By Check
Your check should be made payable to Columbia University Trustees. To ensure that it is properly credited, please include a note detailing the purpose of the gift (i.e. name of the program or fund and/or name of the physician/scientist you wish to support. Please mail checks to the following address:


Dawn DeLeon
Senior Director of Development

Columbia University Medical Center

516 West 168th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10032


By Credit Card
A credit card gift to Columbia University Medical Center is not only convenient, it also entitles you to the same income-tax deduction as a gift of cash. To make your credit card gift, click here for our secure online gift form. You can also make a credit card gift by phone. Please call Dawn DeLeon at (p) 212-304-7206
or email at djd2152@cumc.columbia.edu


By Wire Transfer or Securities
To make a gift via wire transfer or by donating securities, please contact Dawn DeLeon at 212-304-7206 or Columbia's Gift Systems department at giftsys@columbia.edu or 1-866-GIFTSYS.


Planned Gifts
For information on gift planning strategies, please contact:

Dawn DeLeon

Senior Director of Development

Columbia University Medical Center

516 West 168th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10032

(p) 212-304-7206



Tax Advantages
A cash gift entitles you to the most generous federal income tax charitable deduction up to 50 percent of adjusted gross income. If all deductible gifts in that year exceed the 50-percent limit, the excess amount may be carried over as a deduction for up to five years.


Matching Programs
Many companies will make a matching gift to Columbia when one of their employees makes a donation. To find out if your company has such a program, use our convenient search engine.


If you would like to learn about named giving opportunities such as endowed professorships, fellowships and other programs and/or planned giving at Columbia University Medical Center, please contact Elisa Califana, Director of Development, at 212-851-4703 or email at ec2907@columbia.edu.


Thank you for your support!