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Ways to Give

Give to Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

By investing in Bascom Palmer’s mission to free the world from blindness and blinding diseases, you become a positive force in the lives of countless others. You are contributing towards the precious gift of sight. For the past 50 years, our efforts have been made possible by the financial support of our friends, many of whom helped guarantee the sight-saving work of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. We are proud to say that of every dollar raised, 93 cents directly impact our research programs!

As a donor, you may designate your contribution for a specific goal, or you may make your gift without restrictions. Gifts may be in cash, pledges payable over give years, securities and select types of tangible property. You may discover that you can make a substantial gift through planned giving, or that you may increase the value of your gift by requesting matching funds from your employer. You may make a gift in honor of someone or to associate a donor’s name with a major project, facility, or endowment through the opportunities listed in this website.

How to Help

There are many ways you can further Bascom Palmer’s sight-saving research with a charitable donation:

Gifts of Cash
By making a cash donation to Bascom Palmer Eye Institute you will help fund important research in the fight against blinding diseases. We invite you to explore the many ways to make a gift.

Pledged Gifts
At Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, we recognize the significance of pledged gifts that provide support through time. Pledged gifts have helped build research labs, staffed clinics, funded scientific discoveries, and supported the education of tomorrow’s leading physicians and scientists.

Tribute/Memorial Program
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute offers opportunities to celebrate or remember a loved one or a special friend while supporting research programs at our cancer center. Tribute gifts at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute provide much-needed funds for our groundbreaking research projects.

Corporate / Corporate Matching Gifts
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute welcomes the partnership of corporations and foundations that share our vision for improving and preserving sight.

Endowed funds
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has established several important endowments that support many of our critical leadership positions, education and research programs. Gifts to these endowments help ensure the ongoing success of these programs for generations to come.

Estates and Planned giving, Securities, Bequests
Your gift will open new doors in outstanding patient care, research, clinical education and community outreach at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Additionally, life income plans allow you to make a meaningful gift to Bascom Palmer Eye Institute while providing you with tax savings and increasing income for you and/or other individuals.

Naming Gift Opportunities
You may make a gift in honor of someone or to associate a donor’s name with a major project, facility, or endowment via a number of available funding opportunities.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, as part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is a not-for-profit, 501c3 corporation and as such, all gifts, contributions, and donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.