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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.
BIDMC, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is one of the nation’s preeminent academic medical centers. We are committed to providing extraordinary, patient-centered care supported by world-class education and research, and to advancing the health and well-being of our communities. This commitment to excellence has earned us 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 from the Office of Development.
Yes. BIDMC 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). Our tax identification number is 04-2103881. A copy of the letter documenting our tax-exempt status is also available through the Office of Development. If you make a gift associated with a product, event, or service, the Office of Development 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 your company’s matching gift program. For additional questions, please contact the Office of Development 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 “I am making this gift in honor or memory of a person important to me” when you access our online form. You may also call our office directly at 617-667-7330, and someone will be available to take your gift over the phone.
When making your gift, please be prepared to provide us with names, addresses, as well as specific gift designations for each of your honorees.
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 in memory of [individual’s name] can be made online via bidmc.org/give or by check made payable to “Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center” with “[individual’s name]/[gift designation and/or fund name]” on the memo line. Contributions can be mailed to: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Office of Development, 330 Brookline Avenue (OV), Boston, MA 02215.
To speak with someone on available funds or designation options, please contact the Office of Development to speak a gift specialist at 617-667-3393.
At BIDMC, volunteers are an integral part of the community. We are fortunate and grateful to have so many dedicated volunteers who donate thousands of hours in time and talent to BIDMC annually. Learn more about BIDMC's Volunteer Services program or call 617-667-3026.