Make a one-time gift or pledge payment, or extend your philanthropic commitment through a recurring gift or multi-year pledge. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are all acceptable forms of payment. Giving online saves time and decreases processing costs for the Penn Memory Center. Gift processing will take up to three business days, and may take longer during busy times of the fiscal year.
Give by Phone
Call the Penn Medicine Development office at 215-898-0578 to make a gift by phone using a Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover credit card.
Give by Mail
To make a gift via postal mail, please send a check to the address below. Checks should be made payable to the “Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.” Please note the Penn Memory Center on the memo line.
Penn Medicine Development
Attn: Penn Memory Center
3535 Market Street, Suite 750
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Gifts in Memory or Honor
- Give online.
- Click either the “Honor” or “Memory” button and input fields will appear.
- In the first box, tell us who your gift is in honor of, or in memory of. In the second box, tell us who we should notify of your gift. Include their name and address and any note we should include. Your gift amount will not be shared.
- Complete the donation form.
Matching gifts can double or triple the size of a gift and serve as an important source of support for The Penn Memory Center. To confirm if you or your spouse/partner are affiliated with a company that matches charitable gifts, visit matchinggifts.com/uofpa.
Donor Advised Funds or Private Foundation Gifts
Donors may recommend or direct gifts that count toward the Penn Memory Center through donor-advised funds or private foundations. To make a gift through a donor-advised fund, be sure to provide the University of Pennsylvania’s Tax ID/EIN. This important number is 23-1352685. Gifts also should be made payable to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. Please note the gift will be directed to the Penn Memory Center Annual Event.
Support what matters to you
Penn Memory Center/Alzheimer’s Disease Center Gift Fund
Gifts to the Penn Memory Center’s Annual Fund provide essential unrestricted funding for current and new programs to provide that hope and respond to where the needs are greatest. Give to the Penn Memory Center’s Annual Fund here.
Christopher M.Clark Scholars Program Fund at the Penn Memory Center
Named in honor of the late Christopher M. Clark, M.D., founding director of the Penn Memory Center, this fund provides financial support for scholars at the PMC, supporting the training of the next generation of Alzheimer’s disease researchers. Give to the Christopher M. Clark Scholars Program Fund here.
Janet Caplan Endowed Fellowship Fund
Named in honor of the late Janet Caplan, this fund provides financial support to fellowship positions at the PMC, supporting training in the clinical case and research of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and the related dementias (ADRD). Give to the Janet Caplan Endowed Fellowship Fund here.
Making Sense of Alzheimer’s Gift Fund at the Penn Memory Center
Support the PMC’s program, Making Sense of Alzheimer’s. Making Sense of Alzheimer’s is a creative space for people to understand the past, present and future of Alzheimer’s disease. Give to the Making Sense of Alzheimer’s Gift Fund here.
Penn Memory Center Caring Difference Fund
This fund provides financial support for expenses related to psychosocial, care, and research programs at the PMC under the direction of executive director Felicia Greenfield, MSW, LCSW. Give to the Penn Memory Center Caring Difference Fund here.
Penn Memory Center Research Fund
Support research performed at the PMC under the direction of co-director David Wolk, MD. Give to the Penn Memory Center Research Fund here.
Steve Rosengarten Alzheimer’s Fund at the Penn Memory Center
Named in honor of Steve Rosengarten, this fund supports fellowship positions and caregiver services at the Penn Memory Center. Give to the Steve Rosengarten Alzheimer’s Fund at the Penn Memory Center here.
Not sure which fund to donate to?
We suggest giving to the Penn Memory Center’s Annual Fund. This is the PMC’s general fund, and contributions to this fund will go towards the programs of the Center that need them most.
There may be tax advantages for individuals who donate gifts of stock to the Penn Memory Center, which should be reviewed with the requisite professionals. Donors interested in making gifts of stock also may directly reach out to colleagues who process these types of gifts by calling 215-898-7254 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. This form is the most current and relevant document to begin the process of making a gift of stock, as well. Click to download the University of Pennsylvania Securities Transfer Request Form (PDF).
A bequest can be as simple as including the following language in your will:
“I give, devise, and bequeath to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, a nonprofit corporation located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the Penn Memory Center, the sum of $___________ (or ______% of the residue of my estate).”
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be directed to the Penn Memory Center. Donations can be sent to Penn Memory Center, 3535 Market Street, Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104 with checks made payable to “Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania” and noting “in memory of [the deceased]”. You can also make a secure gift online by visiting www.PennMedicine.org/PMC, once again noting “in memory of [the deceased].”
There are a number of opportunities for people and organizations to sponsor Penn Memory Center programs and events. For more information, contact Felicia Greenfield at email@example.com.