We believe that good health matters to everyone—including your clients—and gifts to HMS benefit the entire human race.
We welcome the opportunity to assist you as you work with your clients to address their philanthropic goals.
Harvard’s tax ID
HMS gifts are managed under the umbrella of Harvard University’s Federal Tax Identification Number.
"I give (________ dollars or ________ percent or all of the residue of my estate) to the President and Fellows of Harvard College, a Massachusetts educational, charitable corporation, for the benefit of Harvard Medical School (optional to benefit education or research or another priority area)."
- Please contact the Alumni and Development Services-Trust Administration at 866-845-6596 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To ensure the proper processing of your client's gift, please notify Harvard of the stock transfer by completing this online form.
- All mutual fund transfers must be coordinated with the Alumni and Development Services-Trust Administration. For the team to determine the appropriate instructions, please call 866-845-6596 or email email@example.com with the following information: the name of the mutual fund, the number of shares, date of acquisition, and where the fund shares are currently held.
For more information, please contact our gift planning team at 800-922-1782 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include check made payable to Harvard Medical School, along with a note that includes the donor's full name, address, and phone number and mail to:
Harvard Medical School
Alumni Affairs and Development
P.O. Box 419720
Boston, MA 02241-9720
IRA transfer instructions
Download the IRA Rollover Letter of Instruction and request that your IRA administrator issues a check for your selected dollar amount directly to HMS.
Contact the Alumni and Development Services-Trust Administration at 866-845-6596 or email@example.com. To ensure the proper processing of your gift, please notify Harvard of the transfer by completing this online form.
- WIRE TRANSFERS
Direct transfer to the following account:
Bank of America, 100 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110
President and Fellows of Harvard College, ADS account
Account #: 9429263621
Ach ABA: 011000138
Wire ABA: 026009593
Swift Code: BOFAUS3N
- Once the wire transfer arrangements have been made, please provide the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Name/location of bank sending the transfer Amount of gift / Date of transfer
Name of the HMS fund, program, or research area the gift is supporting
IRS discount rate
- The higher the IRS discount rate, the higher the deduction for charitable remainder trusts and gift annuities
- IRS discount rate is published monthly on or about the 20th of the month
- Use the discount rate for the month in which the gift is made or for either of the prior two months
- Also known as the IRC, Section 7520 or Applicable Federal Rate. It is the annual rate of return that the IRS assumes the gift assets will earn during the gift term
To learn more, please contact our gift planning team at 800-922-1782 or email email@example.com.