Ways to Give

We thank you for your interest in supporting the Department of Chemistry at MIT

Contributions to the Department of Chemistry provide critical support by way of graduate fellowships, supplies, and important seeding for new programs. Naming opportunities exist for the Instrumentation Fund, undergraduate laboratories renovation, graduate fellowships, endowed professorships, and research funds.  All gifts are greatly appreciated!  For further information, please contact:  

Liz McGrath, Senior Individual Giving Officer (emg@mit.edu)
617-253-4080
 

Giving online

To make a gift online, choose from one of the following designations:

*INSTRUMENTATION FUND*

Department of Chemistry Instrumentation Fund (2612049) -- An expendable fund for replacement and renewal of equipment in the Department of Chemistry Instrumentation Facility.

*****This is Department Head Professor Timothy Jamison's current top fundraising priority.   The Department is actively fundraising to reach $1M.  All gifts to the Instrumentation Fund will be matched 2:1 until June 30, 2018.***** Amount raised thus far - $900,507.

DISCRETIONARY FUND

Department of Chemistry's Discretionary Fund (3912200) -- An expendable fund used to rapidly target funds to new opportunities as they arise.

GRADUATE STUDENT SUPPORT IN CHEMISTRY

Graduate student support in Chemistry (2735295) -- An expendable fund providing essential financial support to graduate students.

WOMEN IN CHEMISTRY

Gifts to endow a fund to support the activities of Women in Chemistry  (2733026)-- WIC fosters equality and emboldens women in the Department of Chemistry, at the Institute, and in the community. 

***Matching 2:1 in place for all gifts to WIC endowment***

RENOVATIONS

Chemistry Undergraduate Laboratories Renovation Fund (3704250) -- An expendable fund for comprehensive renovation of the Chemistry Department Undergraduate Labs.

Chemistry Renovations (2735912) -- An expendable fund used to renovate research space.

ENDOWED FUNDS NAMED FOR INDIVIDUALS IN NEED OF SUPPORT

John S. Waugh Lectureship in Physical Chemistry (3258950)

Gifts in memory of Institute Professor and Professor of Chemistry John S. Waugh. 

Buchwald-Haber Family Fund (3292310)
Gifts in honor of Stephen L. Buchwald to provide financial support to graduate students in the Department of Chemistry, with preference for students studying organic chemistry.

Robert J. Silbey Memorial Fund (3246750) -- Gifts in memory of Professor Robert J. Silbey to establish an endowed graduate fellowship for women in any area of chemistry. 

The Silbey family are matching all gifts $-$ until December 31, 2017.

Richard R. Schrock Fellowship Fund (3312001) -- Gifts in honor of Professor Richard R. Schrock, 2005 Nobel Prize Winner and Frederick G. Keyes Professor of Chemistry.

Stephen J. Lippard Fellowship Fund (3304020) -- Gifts in honor of Professor Stephen J. Lippard, National Science Medal recipient and Arthur Amos Noyes Professor of Chemistry.

***Matching 2:1 in place until December 2018***

Satoru Masamune Memorial Fellowship Fund (3305900) -- Gifts in memory of Professor Satoru Masamune.
Michael S. Feld Memorial Fellowship Fund (3298340) -- Gifts in memory of Professor Michael S. Feld.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To make a gift though the mail

To make a gift through the mail using a check or credit card, use this form donor_form.pdf and send it to:

MIT Department of Chemistry
Attn: Liz McGrath
Room 18-388
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Deferred gifts and other tax planning approaches

Deferred gifts and other tax planning approaches can often make more substantial gifts possible. Through a planned gift, alumni/ae can give assets to MIT while retaining the income. Bequests can be made in the form of a specific gift of cash or property, or a percentage of an estate.

Give securities or non-cash gifts

Make a gift of securities, mutual funds, closely held stock, an IRA charitable rollover, retirement assets, real estate, or personal property. more >>

Matching gifts

Expand the impact of your support through your company's matching gift program. more >>

Gifts in memory or celebration

Honor or commemorate a loved one, or celebrate a personal milestone with a gift to the Department of Chemistry. more >>

Planned gifts & bequests

Make a gift to the Department of Chemistry that provides an income for life to you and/or your chosen beneficiary. To learn more please contact:

MIT Office of Gift Planning

MIT Room W98-553

617-253-6463
gift_planning@mit.edu

Further information is available on the Giving to MIT web pages.

 

Liz McGrath
Senior Individual Giving Officer

Department of Chemistry
Room 18-388
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Email: emg@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-4080


 

 

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Current Issue: May 2018