Every gift makes a difference in the lives of our patients, students, and faculty.

UNC Medicine is committed to improving the health of North Carolinians and others around the world by educating tomorrow’s healthcare leaders, supporting innovative research, and delivering quality, compassionate patient care. When you make a gift to UNC Medicine, you share in this commitment.

You may designate your gift for a particular purpose, department or unit, or the gift can be unrestricted for use where the needs and opportunities are the greatest.

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Mail A Check

Send checks, payable to “The Medical Foundation of NC, Inc.” to:

UNC Medicine
123 West Franklin Street
Suite 510
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Your support is vital to the success of UNC Medicine. Annual gifts provide necessary funding to respond to immediate needs and emerging challenges. These gifts allow us to fulfill our mission by providing critical funding for research, training medical professionals, pioneering novel treatments and improving health outcomes.

Monthly Sustainers

Looking for the best way to support our work? Become a monthly sustainer. Monthly gifts:

  • provide a reliable, steady source of income—funding important work such as research, patient care, and medical education
  • are secure, convenient, and easy–eliminating the need for checks
  • provide flexibility to make a larger gift over time

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Matching Gifts

You may be able to double or even triple the impact of your donation! Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees, retirees and/or even the employees’ spouses. Check here to see if your employer participates: www.matchinggifts.com/unc. Complete the information on your online giving form:

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Tribute Gifts

Tribute gifts may be made to remember a family member, friend, or colleague who has passed away or to honor a care giver or a loved one celebrating a special occasion (birthday, wedding). To make a tribute gift, please check the box next to “Make this gift in honor or in memory of someone” on your online giving form, and complete the information.

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Questions?

Please contact

Kathy J. Valley

Director of Annual Giving
UNC Medicine
123 W. Franklin Street, Suite 510
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-843-6714
kathy_valley@med.unc.edu

Our employees and retirees are the heart of UNC. Your support shows others in our community and beyond that you believe in the life-saving work that occurs at UNC each and every day. There is no better testimonial to the work we do than your support.

Donations can support the fund of your choice. If you wish to give through payroll deduction, please use the correct form listed below. Thank you!

UNC Health Care Employees

This form is for payroll deduction and should only be used by employees of UNC Health Care.

UNC Health Care Deduction Form

Other UNC Employees

This form is for payroll deduction and should only be used by other employees of schools and colleges at UNC-Chapel Hill.

UNC Employee Deduction Form

Questions?

Please contact

Kathy J. Valley

Director of Annual Giving
UNC Medicine
123 W. Franklin Street, Suite 510
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-843-6714
kathy_valley@med.unc.edu

Thoughtfully structured charitable gifts, often referred to as planned gifts, allow donors to make contributions larger than they thought possible. The tools listed here will help develop the optimal legacy plan reflective of your personal, financial and philanthropic goals, as well as your values and passions.

Stock

Benefits of gifts of stocks are:

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the growth of the value of your securities
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction
  • Possible increased income by using low dividend producing stock to fund a life income gift

IRA Rollover

If you are age 70 ½ or older, you may be interested in a way to lower the income and taxes from you IRA withdrawals. Benefits of an IRA Charitable Rollover are:

  • Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000
  • Satisfy your required minimum distribution for the year
  • Reduce your taxable income, even if you do not itemize

Real Estate

A gift of your appreciated property, such as your home, vacation property, vacant land, farmland or commercial property may also provide benefits to you, such as avoiding capital gains on the growth in the value of your property and receiving a charitable income tax deduction

Life Income

Managing investments, preparing for retirement, providing for loved ones, charitable interests – there are ways to meet these seemingly conflicting goals. A gift to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Inc. Foundation for the benefit of UNC Medicine in return for income enables you to make a significant impact while finding the right solution for your circumstances. Gift options are:

  • Carolina Annuity – pays a fixed income for life, payments now or deferred
  • Carolina Charitable Unitrust – pays fixed percentage of trust assets revalued annually
  • Carolina Charitable Flip Unitrust – gift of real estate or illiquid assets for deferred income
  • Carolina Charitable Annuity Trust – pays fixed amount annually based on initial value of trust assets

Bequests

A will or a living trust is a statement about what matters most in your life. Including UNC Medicine in your estate plans allows you direct any amount to UNC Medicine free of estate tax. You can give cash or specific property, a fixed amount, a percentage of your estate or a remainder interest.

Questions?

Please contact

Leslie Nelson-Bernier

President, Medical Foundation of North Carolina / UNC Medicine
Associate Dean for Development, UNC School of Medicine
UNC Medicine
123 W. Franklin Street, Suite 510
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-966-5812
leslie_nelson@med.unc.edu

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