Credit Card You can visit our secure online form to designate gifts to a research program, patient initiative, program, or event.
To make a credit card donation by telephone, please call 617-667-7330 during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday.
Check Checks to any entity within BIDMC should be made out to “Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center” with the designation/fund name on the memo line. Please send donations to:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Office of Development 330 Brookline Ave (OV) Boston, MA 02215
Wire Transfer For assistance making your gift via a wire transfer, please contact our office at (617) 667-7330.
Gift of Stock, Bonds, and Mutual Funds to BIDMC For assistance making your gift with appreciated securities or mutual funds shares, please contact our office at (617) 667-7330.
Gifts from your IRA The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, which passed on December 18, 2015, includes a provision that extends the IRA Charitable Rollover permanently. The IRA Charitable Rollover allows individuals age 70½ or older to directly transfer up to $100,000 per year from an IRA account to BIDMC, without having to count the transfers as income for federal income tax purposes. This transfer also counts toward your minimum required distribution on your IRA accounts.
Planned Gifts You can also support BIDMC through our Planned Giving Program. Life income gifts serve a dual purpose: They provide philanthropic support for BIDMC while also providing both a charitable income tax deduction and an income stream to you and/or your loved ones.
Checks to any entity within BIDMC should be made out to “Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center” with the designation/fund name on the memo line. Please send donations to: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Office of Development, 330 Brookline Ave (OV), Boston, MA 02215
Many donors choose to support the Medical Center, and the area of greatest need, by donating to the Annual Fund. To discuss other available funds, please contact the Development Office to speak to a gift specialist at 617-667-3393.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is one of the nation's preeminent academic medical centers. We are committed to excellence in clinical care, bio-medical research, and education and to the health and wellness of our patients and our communities. At BIDMC, our goal is to provide extraordinary, patient-centered care supported by world-class education and research. This commitment to excellence has earned BIDMC a place of leadership among hospitals in Boston and worldwide.
Yes. After making a gift online, you will receive an immediate email confirmation and thank you message, including your tax receipt. All other donations will be receipted by mail, directly by the Development Office.
Yes. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a 501(c)3 organization, and gifts are deductible on federal tax returns, subject to the limits allowed by the Internal Revenue Service (see IRS Code 170). The tax identification number is 04-2103881. A copy of the letter documenting tax-exempt status is also available from the Development Office. If you make a gift associated with a product, event or service, the Development Office will provide you with the necessary documentation for tax purposes.
You can double or further multiply the impact of a gift if you are an employee, retiree or director of a corporation that matches gifts to qualified institutions. Contact your human resources department to inquire about their matching gift program. For additional questions, please contact the Development Office to speak a gift specialist at 617-667-3393.
You can designate your gift in memory or in honor of a special person by selecting Yes, this is an honor or memorial gift when you access the online form. To make a gift over the phone, please call our office directly at 617-667-7330.
Checks should be made out to “Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center”. You can provide the following language for friends and family: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made online via bidmc.org/give or by check made payable to “Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center” with “[individual’s name]/[fund name]” on the memo line. Contributions can be mailed to: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Office of Development, 330 Brookline Ave – OV, Boston, MA 02215
To speak with someone on available funds, or designation options, please contact the Development Office to speak a gift specialist at 617-667-3393.
Many donors choose to make their gift in honor of a physician or other health care provider, or in memory of a loved one who received care through the health system. Included with your gift, please provide a name and contact information, and we will notify the honored person or family.