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Ways to Give

Learn about the various ways you can support the work of advancing patient care and scientific discovery at Massachusetts General Hospital. 
There are many ways to support Mass General and the programs and departments that are most important to you. Below are a few of the most popular options for planning a gift to Mass General:

Stock and Bonds

Giving appreciated stock that you’ve owned for more than one year is one of the most tax-advantaged ways to make a charitable gift. With careful planning, you can reduce your capital gains tax while supporting Mass General.

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IRA Charitable Rollover

Here is a tax-smart way to make an impact for Mass General using your qualified retirement plan. The IRA charitable rollover (also called the qualified charitable distribution, or QCD) is a great way to make a tax-free gift to Mass General and satisfy your required minimum distribution.

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Donor Advised Fund

A donor advised fund (DAF) can provide you with immediate tax benefits while making your charitable giving easier for years to come. Might a DAF be right for you? Here’s how it works.

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Real Estate

A gift of real estate allows you to preserve your cash assets, receive tax and income advantages, and make a significant charitable gift to Mass General.

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Life Insurance

Life insurance is a valuable asset for making a charitable gift. You can make a gift of a life insurance policy without diminishing other investments or assets earmarked for family members.

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We’re Here for You

The Office of Planned Giving is available to answer questions and provide additional information to share with your family and advisors.