Help the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center with a gift of cash and cash equivalents, whether as annual gifts, a one-time gift, or a gift pledged over a period of years. On behalf of Columbia University Medical Center and all of our patients, thank you for your support and consideration of this request.

Make a Gift Online

You can make a gift online and support the HICCC or a specific area of cancer HERE. Click the "Select a designation" drop down menu to select the fund you wish to support. Please include in the comments if the gift is designated to support the research of specific physician/scientist or laboratory effort.

Make a Gift By Check

Your check should be made payable to Columbia University Trustees. To ensure that it is properly credited, please include a note with "HICCC" and detailing the purpose of the gift (i.e. name of the program or fund and/or name of the physician/scientist you wish to support). Please mail checks to the following address:

Dawn DeLeon
Executive Director of Development
Columbia University Medical Center
516 West 168th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10032

Make a Gift by Credit Card

A credit card gift to Columbia University Medical Center 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, click here for our secure online gift form. You can also make a credit card gift by phone.
Please call Dawn DeLeon at (p) 212-304-7206 or email at

Tax Advantages

A cash gift entitles you to the most generous federal income tax charitable deduction up to 50 percent of adjusted gross income. If all deductible gifts in that year exceed the 50-percent limit, the excess amount may be carried over as a deduction for up to five years.

Matching Programs

Many companies will make a matching gift to Columbia University Medical Center when one of their employees makes a donation. To find out if your company has such a program, use our convenient search engine.