Endowed Gifts

Your Gift Can Last Forever

An endowment gift to Glaucoma Research Foundation today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to an endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.

Endowment donations are invested. A portion of the annual income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at Glaucoma Research Foundation. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.

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An Example of How It Works

Couple Smiling Longtime Glaucoma Research Foundation supporters Charlie and Susan have two goals: First, they want to make sure Glaucoma Research Foundation continues to receive support after they are gone. Second, they want to create a lasting legacy for Charlie’s parents.

Charlie and Susan make a $25,000 donation to Glaucoma Research Foundation, which we invest, and each year, a portion of the income from the invested money will be used to support our mission in honor of Charlie’s parents. Plus, Charlie and Susan qualify for a federal income tax charitable deduction on their taxes.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Nancy Graydon at 415-986-3162 ext. 231 or ngraydon@glaucoma.org to discuss endowed gifts.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include Glaucoma Research Foundation in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: Glaucoma Research Foundation
Address: 251 Post Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94108
Federal tax ID number: 94-2495035