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Support Yerkes!

Yerkes researchers are on the verge of many great discoveries. You can help support their cutting-edge research by giving to Yerkes. Private gifts and philanthropy are critical to our ability to attract and keep the world's greatest scientific minds and to provide them with the resources they need to pave the way for continued and accelerated scientific discovery. Private gifts also help the Yerkes Research Center grow existing programs so we can secure additional federal grant support, which, on its own, is not enough to help us achieve our mission. For every private dollar donated to Yerkes, our researchers leverage that amount into much greater federal grant support and collaborations. Sustained generosity of our individual donors and corporate partners is key to bringing us to our next points of discovery, understanding and clinical application.

Show your support by making a contribution to the Yerkes Research Center today. Details about online giving and gift planning are below. On this Web site, you can also learn more about our Director's Circle and our new Discovery Dinner series.

For more information on giving and sponsorship opportunities, contact Lisa Newbern at (404) 727-7709 or

Online Giving

Step 1: Click here to access Emory's online giving form.

Step 2: Select Yerkes Research Center in drop-down menu in the middle of the page.

Step 3: Complete the form.

Step 4: Know you have our great appreciation for your support!

Gift Planning

Emory's success depends on your vision and generosity. Whether you are a graduate who wants to give back for all Emory has meant to you, a grateful patient whose fortunes were changed by the excellent care you received from an Emory doctor, or a friend who believes in the life-changing research and teaching being done at Emory, the Office of Gift Planning offers creative ways to show your support.

From charitable trusts and retirement plan gifts to gifts of real estate and bequests, there are many easy giving options to choose from. These strategies not only benefit Emory, they can enhance your personal financial security as well.

Staff members in the Office of Gift Planning – highly experienced professionals who are versed in finance and tax law – are always available to help you, either by phone or in person. Contact us at 404-727-8875 or