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Ways to Give

Philanthropic support of the Department of Urology is critical to advancing breakthroughs in urologic science and transforming patient care. With your generosity, we can improve the lives of individuals with urologic disease here and all over the world.

How Your Gifts Support the Department of Urology

Your gift helps support the following key areas:

  • Groundbreaking Research: Your support enables our renowned physicians and scientists to pursue innovative research, basic investigations and clinical trials, all with the goal of yielding discoveries that can be translated into new and more effective treatments for patients.
  • Patient Care: All our activities, from pioneering research to enhancing clinical care, are driven by patients’ needs. Your support strengthens our ability to deliver exceptional care and promote optimal outcomes for patients today and in the future.
  • Education and Clinical Training: Nurturing physicians and researchers early in their careers offers the best hope for future patients and their families. Donations help us prepare the next generation of urologists by enhancing the Department’s outstanding residency and fellowship programs.

How To Make a Gift

Outright gifts made by check or credit card are fully tax-deductible as provided by law. Your support of the Department of Urology can reduce your taxable income and lower your tax bill.


Visit our online giving page to make a gift online in support of the Department of Urology. Click the "Select a Designation" drop down menu to select the fund you wish to support.

By Check

Check should be made payable to Columbia University and, to ensure that it is properly credited, must be accompanied by a letter outlining the purpose of the gift.

Please mail checks to the following address:

Regina Roper

Director of Development

Columbia University Medical Center

516 West 168th Street, Third Floor

New York, NY 10032

Phone: 212.304.7227


By Credit Card

A credit card gift to Columbia is not only convenient; it also entitles you to the same income-tax deduction as a gift of cash. To make your credit card gift over the phone, call us at (212) 304-7227.

By Wire Transfer

To make a gift to Columbia by wire please contact Regina Roper at (212) 304-7227 or

Planned Gifts

With a little planning, your gift to the Department of Urology can help achieve your financial, philanthropic, and estate-planning goals.

Planned gifts give back, allowing you to take sizeable income, capital gains, and estate deductions on your taxes. They can provide income for you and your loved ones for life. And planned gifts can be much larger than other gifts, so you can leave a legacy that fits your philanthropic goals. To discuss a planned gift to the Department of Urology, please contact Regina Roper at (212) 304-7227 or

Matching Programs

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made to Columbia by their employees. To find out if your company has such a program, use our convenient search engine.

If you would like to learn about named giving opportunities such as endowed professorships, fellowships and other programs at the Department of Urology, please contact Regina Roper at (212) 304-7227 or


Thank you for your support!