Giving FAQs

Can I make a gift online?
Yes, you can give quickly and securely online with a credit card.

Where do I send my gift?
You can send your gift of cash, check, or money order may be made payable to Coriell Institute for Medical Research to 403 Haddon Avenue, Camden, New Jersey 08103.

How do I make a credit card donation?
You can make a credit card donation conveniently online, or if you prefer, you can call our team at (856) 668-2084, and we'll be happy to assist you over the phone.

Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes, your gift to the Coriell Institute for Medical Research is tax-deductible. We are a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt, public charity recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. For your tax filing purposes, our tax identification number is 21-0672684.

Why should I give to Coriell?
Giving to Coriell is a powerful way to support scientific research in personalized medicine, stem cell research, and various other critical initiatives. Your philanthropic contributions provide the resources our team needs to deliver innovative research that improves people’s lives.

I can only make a small gift at this time; will it make any impact?
Absolutely, every gift, regardless of size, has a significant impact. Even a small donation can help launch pilot projects, gather preliminary data, or contribute to our ongoing research efforts. Your gift's power is multiplied many times over.

How can I take advantage of my company’s Matching Gift program?
You can maximize the impact of your gift if your company offers a Matching Gift program. If you're an employee, retiree, or director of a corporation that matches gifts to qualified institutions, forward your company's matching gift form to for processing or mail it to us with your gift. If you aren’t sure if your company has a Matching Gift program, check with your Human Resources Department for details.

What opportunities are there for recognition?
We take great pleasure in recognizing our donors. With your consent, we will publicly recognize your generosity in the Annual Report. Other recognition options include special event sponsorships, naming endowments, professorships, or Coriell facilities. We would be honored to work with you to design the right recognition opportunity for your support.

How can I get more information about making a gift?
Coriell’s Communications and Development office is staffed by professionals who are experienced in assisting you with all types of charitable gifts. Coriell will help you and your financial/legal advisers design a giving plan that is in your best interest and also fulfills your desire to advance scientific research. Contact us at or (856) 668-2084 for personalized assistance.

My tax advisor asked if Coriell is registered as a 501 (c)(3) organization. Does Coriell hold this certification?

Yes, the Coriell Institute for Medical Research is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity, as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. Our tax identification number is 21-0672684. You can consult your tax advisor for more information regarding charitable deductions."

Information about the Coriell Institute for Medical Research, 403 Haddon Avenue, Camden, New Jersey 08103, can be obtained from the Attorneys General of the following states (registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement):

New Jersey (973) 504-6215
Pennsylvania (800) 732-0999

A copy of the most recent annual report filed with the Attorney General may be obtained from the Coriell Institute for Medical Research or the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, New York 10271.

If you have questions about donating to Coriell, please contact (856) 668-2084 or

I have some concerns about privacy…
Coriell Institute for Medical Research values the privacy of its constituents and does not share or sell information with outside organizations. You may visit the Coriell Institute website without submitting any personal information. If, however, you send us an email, register online, or make a gift to the Coriell Institute, we will have your name and any other personal information you choose to submit. This information will be added to the Coriell Institute mailing list and you will receive future mailings and information from us, unless you notify us to remove your name from the mailing list.

The Coriell Institute for Medical Research does not share or sell information received through electronic submission. Despite the fact that we purchase and install SSL certificates for internet security, we cannot provide complete assurance that the contents of any email sent to us will not become known to or accessible by third parties. Therefore, by submitting your information over the internet, you ACCEPT Coriell's security approach; ACKNOWLEDGE its limitations, and RELEASE Coriell from any claim that might arise should any of your personal identifiers become known as a result of using this site.

The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is not engaged in legal or tax advisory services. For advice or assistance in specific cases, or to determine whether a gift mechanism will fit well into your overall circumstances and planning, the services of an attorney or other professional advisor should be obtained.

The purpose of this website is to provide general information regarding gift, estate, and financial planning. State laws govern wills, trusts, and charitable gifts made in a contractual agreement, and you should be aware of tax revisions. Advice from legal counsel should be sought when considering these types of gifts.

We do not collect or store any sensitive information through this website. When you send us an email – exactly like any other email – it is not secure, and therefore you should refrain from sending sensitive data such as social security numbers, credit card numbers, bank routing numbers, etc.