Donate to Yale Scleroderma Program
The Yale Scleroderma Program provides coordinated, multidisciplinary, and compassionate care for patients with a wide array of scleroderma clinical manifestations—including lung, heart, skin, renal and gastrointestinal involvement—while addressing functional, nutritional, psychological, gynecological, urological, and/or sexual health challenges as well. The goal is improved quality of life, enhanced patient satisfaction, and better outcomes. Our program is enhanced by the generous philanthropic support of our donors. A gift of any amount is vital to our mission and goals.
To learn more about our work and opportunities to partner with us through charitable giving, please contact Laura Wyrick, Associate Director of Development, 203-436-8529.
Here are some examples of how philanthropy can be used to help our tripartite mission:
Capital GivingSince 1810, Yale School of Medicine has grown and prospered thanks to significant capital gifts from alumni, parents, patients, and friends. Capital gifts ensure a strong permanent endowment, help to build and restore campus facilities, and sustain a comprehensive range of academic and research programs. More than 77 percent of endowment growth has come from a combination of new gifts and their subsequent investment performance. Yale’s academic distinction and its institutional stability are a reflection of the generosity of its dedicated supporters.
What Are Capital Gifts?
Donors who choose to make capital gifts can direct their support toward a specific purpose that matches their personal interests with the needs and priorities of the school, department, or faculty member. Such purposes include professorships, scholarships and fellowships, and teaching and research. Capital gifts may also lead to recognition opportunities, which honor or memorialize a person of the donor’s choosing.
Capital gifts fall into the following categories:
Gifts toward endowment are invested by the university, and the income from the gift is directed toward a purpose selected by the donor. Only the income from the principal is expended in accordance with the university’s spending rule, so that the gift continues in perpetuity, helping to safeguard Yale’s tradition of excellence against changing economic climates. Endowment opportunities include scholarships, professorships, lectureships and funds to support teaching and research.
Restricted Current Use Gifts
Restricted current use funds are directed toward a purpose designated by the donor, such as the purchase of new lab equipment, and research and education programs. The principal of a current use gift is depleted over a specified term.
Unrestricted Current Use Gifts
Gifts toward unrestricted current use support the day-to-day operations of the school, including buildings and grounds maintenance, student activities, general financial aid, teaching, and research.
Planned GiftsPlanned gifts provide an opportunity for donors to structure long-term deferred gifts in ways that are beneficial both to the donor and to Yale.
How to Make a Gift
- Click "Select where you would like to direct your gift" and choose the Scleroderma Research Fund.
VIA US MAIL
VIA FED-EX or UPS
Gifts of Marketable Securities
Planned Giving and Bequests
With a planned giving strategy tailored to your needs, you can put your assets to work for Yale, while you and the University share in the benefits.
- IRA Rollover
- Charitable Gift Annuities and Charitable Lead Trusts
- Real Estate