Donate

Your gift to the GMGI Annual Fund will assist us in:

  • Developing a Science Learning Environment, providing workforce development programs for young adults and STEM education programs for middle and high school students
  • Developing the foundation of a new science community on Cape Ann, centered around our world-class research institute, which will become an integral part of the region’s unique cultural fabric and maritime economy
  • Conduct pioneering marine genomics research projects with applications in biotechnology, fisheries management and marine conservation

How To Give

GMGI is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit public benefit corporation with tax ID 46-3020006. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

There are a number of ways to make a gift to GMGI. We will gratefully accept:

  • Cash Gifts
  • Stock
  • Gifts of Personal Property
  • Planned Gifts
  • Charitable IRA Rollovers

Gifts of Cash by Check or Credit Card

GMGI accepts charitable contributions in the form of cash, typically by check or credit card, and are deductible for federal income tax purposes. You can make a cash gift in the following ways:

Credit Card:

Make a secure online donation, or call: 978.879.4575, x108

Mail a check payable to GMGI to:

Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute
Attn: Development Director
417 Main St.
Gloucester, MA 01930

Gifts of Stock

You can donate appreciated securities and avoid capital gains tax. You receive credit for your donation and an immediate income tax reduction for the fair market value of the securities on the date of transfer, no matter what you originally paid for them.

To obtain delivery instructions for making gifts of stock, please contact Carson Berglund, Development Director, at carson.berglund@gmgi or 978.879.4575, x105. Our bank requires that we confirm stock gifts within 24 hours of delivery, so please call or email with the details of your donation.

Gifts of Personal Property

When you donate your valuable tangible personal property, such as a boat, vehicle, or real estate, you can receive a charitable deduction based on a fair appraisal and reduce or eliminate capital gains tax.