How to Make Your Gift

There are many ways to show your support for the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Choose the one that fits your style and where to designate your gift. The Advancement Office at the School of Nursing and Health Studies will work with you to ensure that your gift meets your goals and financial needs while also benefiting the School.

How to Give By Check or Cash

The most traditional and common way in which to support the School of Nursing and Health Studies is with a gift of cash. If you would like to make a gift of cash, please make your check payable to the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, and mail it, along with a short letter stating the purpose of your gift to the following address:

University of Miami
School of Nursing and Health Studies
Advancement Office
Post Office Box 248153
Coral Gables, Florida 33124

Thank you for considering a gift to the School of Nursing and Health Studies.

How to Give By Credit Card

The easiest and most convenient way to make a contribution is by credit card. The on-line giving form is fast, safe, and secure. The University accepts, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

How to Give By Phone

Please call Advancement at (305) 284-1892.

Securities

Gifts of stock and bonds are welcomed at the University of Miami, however, these gifts require special planning and consultation with your professional financial advisor and the University of Miami staff. The University recommends that donors who have decided to make a gift of stock contact the Office of Development Services at (305) 284-4444. Transfer instructions will be provided.
Gifts of appreciated securities typically carry benefits not associated with gifts made by check, cash or credit card:
  • You avoid capital gains tax. Any gain is taxable if you sell stock or mutual fund shares yourself, but not if you transfer ownership to the University.
  • Your charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes is based on the full, fair market value of the shares on the date the gift is made.
  • You receive credit from UM for the full fair market value of the shares, but the cost to you is only your original purchase price.

For more information about the benefits, visit our Estate and Gift Planning pages, or contact the Office of Estate and Gift Planning at (800) 529-6935. Cynthia Beamish, Executive Director, Planned Giving, Email:.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Gifts of Tangible Personal Property

The University of Miami is pleased to accept gifts of tangible personal property that address a specific need and comply with the mission and policies of the University. Beginning with donations of land, computer software, equipment, simulators, and clinical supplies, the School of Nursing and Health Studies has been strengthened by non-cash contributions throughout its 62-year history. Because of the unique circumstances surrounding gifts of personal property, this process is inevitably much longer and more complex than it is for other contributions to UM. Donors are encouraged to call the School of Nursing and Health Studies Advancement Office at (305) 284-1892 to discuss a possible gift.

Matching Gifts

Many companies provide matching gifts for their employees as part of their employee benefit packages. If you plan to make a gift, check with your employer or ask one of our advancement staff if your gift may be doubled through a matching gift program.

To discuss charitable contribution opportunities, please call Advancement at (305) 284-1892.

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