Your support helps us sustain our tradition of excellence in medical education, groundbreaking research, and serving humanity.

Outright gifts can include cash, securities (stocks, bonds, and mutual funds), real estate, tangible personal property, and/or retirement plan assets.

  • Benefits

    • Qualify for a charitable income tax equal to the market value of the security you have owned for at least one year
    • Carry forward any unused charitable deduction for up to five additional years
    • Reduce capital gains tax
  • How to Fund

    • Appreciated Securities
    • Mutual Fund Shares
  • Next Steps

  • Benefits

    • Eligible for an immediate income tax deduction the year the DAF is established
    • Simplified recordkeeping with one tax receipt
  • Next Steps

    If you have an account with Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, or BNY Mellon, select your fund provider’s name and you will be taken to their website to complete your gift.

    If your provider is not listed, contact them directly with a request to make a gift to HMS on your behalf. Make a check payable to Harvard Medical School, including a note with your full name, address, and phone number and mail to:

    Harvard Medical School
    Alumni Affairs and Development
    P.O. Box 419720
    Boston, MA 02241-9720