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BCRF transforms lives through research, but we can’t do it without you. Our researchers need your support to achieve prevention and a cure. Help us make a difference.

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Online

Donating online is the easiest way to give. We accept all major credit cards and ensure your information is safe.

Give Monthly

We make giving monthly easy, so you can make a difference all year long. By providing a regular contribution, you ensure research progress will never be halted. To give monthly, simply select “monthly” on our online donation form.

By Mail

We accept both credit card and check donations.

Please make out checks to: Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
28 West 44th Street, Suite 609
New York, NY 10036
 

Stock Gifts

Gifts of appreciated securities are a cost-effective and tax-friendly way to fund research. You may be eligible for a tax deduction based on their full fair-market value and bypass capital gains. To make a gift, contact Emily Poznanski at epoznanski@bcrf.org or 646-497-2632 for account information, and then contact your bank or broker.

IRA Charitable Rollovers

If you meet the minimum age for a required minimum distribution, you may direct up to $100,000 total tax-free per year from your IRA to BCRF or other charities, avoiding income subject to taxation. To make a gift, contact your plan administrator, and notify BCRF by contacting Amanda Johnson at ajohnson@bcrf.org or 646-497-2680.

Donor Advised Funds

By giving from your donor advised fund, you may recommend how much and how often you want to give to BCRF. To recommend a grant, contact your financial institution, and notify BCRF by contacting Emily Poznanski at epoznanski@bcrf.org or 646-497-2632.

Please make out checks to: Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
28 West 44th Street, Suite 609
New York, NY 10036

BCRF’s federal tax identification number is 13-3727250.
 

Or, if your donor-advised fund is with Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, or BNY Mellon, you may recommend a grant to BCRF through DAFDIRECT.

 

Call Us:

Want to speak to a team member about a donation? Please call 646-497-2600. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. 

PAY TRIBUTE TO/CELEBRATE A LOVED ONE

Honor a loved one by making a donation to BCRF in his or her name, and create a legacy of generosity.

Simply check off “Dedicate my donation in honor or in memory of someone” on the online donation form. At your request, we will send an email of recognition to whomever you indicate as a “thank you.”

You may also make a tribute donation via U.S. mail. 

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
28 West 44th Street, Suite 609
New York, NY 10036
LEGACY GIVING

By making a legacy gift, you can bring us closer to our ultimate goal — a world in which breast cancer is powerless to take lives. We believe this is possible, but we need your help to get there.

In the 25 years since our founding, we have learned that breast cancer is an astoundingly complex disease, and that the work of our researchers impacts not only breast cancer, but stands to impact all cancers. Your legacy gift will help to ensure BCRF’s long-term future — so that we can continue to fund the research that will save lives and bring us closer to a world without cancer.

If BCRF is already in your estate plans or you would like additional information, please let us know by emailing legacy@bcrf.org or calling Amanda Johnson at 646-497-2680.

There are several ways to include BCRF in your long-term planning.

Bequests

By making a bequest to BCRF — a gift in your will or living trust that costs you nothing in your lifetime — you can ensure future funding for breast cancer research and continuing innovation. Bequests are flexible and may be for a specific dollar amount, percentage, or remainder of assets.

Sample, non-binding bequest language is provided below.

I give to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, located in New York, New York, federal tax identification number 13-3727250, ________% of my total estate (or $_____).

Beneficiary Designations

A beneficiary designation allows you to make a substantial gift, often larger than what you could contribute during your lifetime. You may designate BCRF as the primary or contingent beneficiary for your:

  • Retirement plan such as an IRA, 401(k), or 403(b)
  • Life insurance policy
  • Other account

BCRF, its employees, and representatives do not offer legal or financial advice. BCRF encourages supporters to consult with their legal and/or financial advisors before making arrangements.

 

WORKPLACE GIVING

We are grateful to the many corporations, businesses and employees who choose BCRF for their workplace giving campaigns.

BCRF participates in the Combined Federal Campaign (#10584) as a member of the Medical Research Charities, and in state, local and corporate workplace campaigns as a member of Neighbor to Nation. You can also contribute to us through any United Way campaign. For more information, contact Emily Poznanski at epoznanski@bcrf.org or 646-497-2632.

EMPLOYER MATCHING GIFTS

To share in their employee’s passion, many employers have established matching gift programs to further an employee’s donation to a registered charity or institution up to a certain amount. This can double, or sometimes triple, the impact of your initial donation. 

Use the box below to see if your employer has a matching gift program in place and if your generous donation to BCRF will qualify for a match.

 

 

DONATE YOUR DELTA MILES

Not sure what to do with your unused miles? Donate them to BCRF!

Visit www.delta.com/skywish, choose BCRF and donate your SkyMiles today. Some notes on the program:

  • All mileage donations to SkyWish charities are non-tax deductible for SkyMiles members or Delta
  • Once the transaction has been completed, the miles will be transferred to the selected charities and cannot be reversed
  • SkyMiles account must have sufficient miles to donate
  • Minimum mileage donation rules apply. Select BCRF for details.
START YOUR OWN FUNDRAISER

Join our team and get involved! Use your creativity and passion to take an active role by fundraising, donating or spreading awareness for our cause. Whether it's donating your birthday, running your first marathon, playing video games or dancing all day – there are plenty of ways to raise funds for research while incorporating the acitivies you love. Click here for more information on how you can get your BCRF fundraiser started. 

FAQs

Why should I support BCRF?

There are many great reasons to support BCRF. First and foremost, we adhere to the highest standards of efficiency and transparency reflecting our commitment to accountability and social responsibility. We're the highest rated breast cancer organization in the country, keeping our focus on our research mission.

For detailed information about our fiscal responsibility, please click here.

May I purchase products to support the foundation?

Yes! We invite you to Shop Pink and take advantage of the many products from our corporate partners that benefit BCRF. These special partnerships represent a vital component of our ability to fund promising research.

Can I make a donation in lieu of wedding gifts or favors?

Yes! Replacing wedding favors or gifts with a charitable donation is a wonderful way to honor friends and family while making a tax-deductible contribution. We can provide you with table cards, pink ribbons and other materials in acknowledgement of your gift. For more information, contact Carol Edwards at 646-497-2600 or cedwards@bcrf.org.