There are many ways to give and every dollar donated moves us one step closer to funding cures and changing lives. Your donation is used to help develop future researchers, move clinical trials forward by providing access to patients in need and funding the most promising research with the broadest potential applications.
Gifts can be funded with transfers of stock, bonds and mutual funds that have increased in value. These contributions may also provide tax savings and may help to reduce, or eliminate, capital gains tax on assets. Memorial gifts are another way to help fund progress and to celebrate the life of someone dear to you.
Include the National Stem Cell Foundation in your will and testament. Give a gift of excess retirement funds, pension plans or IRAs.
Making a gift of life insurance, that is no longer needed, may offer excellent tax benefits.
The most important thing you can do to promote stem cell research is to educate yourself about the work.
There are many questions out there – learn the facts. Learn more about stem cell research by visiting our Library.
People caring for those with chronic or debilitating diseases understand why new scientific advances are so critical in the search for cures. These people are often the best advocates for funding stem cell research at the state and federal level.
If you want to support funding for stem cell research, contact your local representative, or call the NSCF, to help coordinate your community and state efforts. You can also contact your Chamber of Commerce or other community groups to help educate people about the long-term value of funding stem cell research.
Give the gift of life – become an organ and tissue donor. There are 100,000 people waiting for an organ transplant in the U.S. today. Many of them will not survive the wait. One individual donor can provide organs, bone and tissue for nearly 50 people in need. Click below to see what you can do:
You can also sign up to be a bone marrow donor. Bone marrow contains blood-forming stem cells that can regenerate the blood or immune system of someone with a life-threatening disease or disorder. Contact us by clicking here.