Why Give?

How Your Gift Helps

The future of biomedical science depends increasingly on people who, like you, recognize the importance of basic scientific research and potential cures for our most troubling diseases. Find out how you can help.

Benefits of Giving

A gift plan can provide you substantial tax benefits, especially when you give stock or real estate. Depending on your situation, you may save income taxes, capital gains taxes, probate expenses, and estate taxes.

Donor Stories

the Whitehead Institute is grateful for the support provided by donors who have made planned gifts to our Institution. Through their generosity, these individuals have demonstrated their commitment to the future of the Whitehead Institute through gifts that have created meaningful legacies. Here are some of their stories.

Legacy Society

The Whitehead Institute Legacy Society honors generous friends who have provided for Whitehead Institute through their wills, trusts, retirement plans, donor advised funds or insurance policies.