Ways to give to Geisinger Commonwealth Whether you would like the simplicity of a credit card or cash gift now, or prefer to plan your philanthropy, Geisinger Commonwealth offers a number of ways to make your donation. OnlineThe easiest way to make your gift is through our secure online form using MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express. By mail Download and complete our printable giving form and mail it with your check payable to the address below. If you’d prefer to donate by credit card, simply complete the credit card section on the form. Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Attention: Development Office 525 Pine St. Scranton, PA 18509 By phoneIf you would like to speak with someone directly and make your gift over the phone using a credit card, call us at 570-504-9619. Employer matching gifts You can double or even triple your financial contribution to Geisinger Commonwealth if you or your spouse’s employer has a matching gift program. Check with your employer’s human resources/benefits department for eligibility and matching gift forms. Stocks and securities Gifts of publicly-traded securities, closely held stocks and mutual funds will not only benefit Geisinger Commonwealth, but can also be beneficial to you by minimizing taxes. Contact the Development Office at 570-207-3697 or email@example.com for transfer instructions. Donor-advised funds A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a mechanism that simplifies the administrative burden of fulfilling your philanthropic objectives. DAFs offer the favorable tax benefits of giving directly to charities with added flexibility around timing of gifts. If you have a DAF with Fidelity Charitable or Schwab Charitable, DAF Direct enables you to recommend grants to Geisinger Commonwealth directly from your fund, and you can use the box on the right to designate them for your preferred use, such as scholarships or research. Gift planning To explore the many ways you can accomplish your financial and estate planning objectives, in coordination with a gift that will transform the lives of Geisinger Commonwealth students, contact Marise Garofalo, vice president for Institutional Advancement at 570-207-3689 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Gifts-in-kind Items of tangible personal property (including art, collectibles, books or equipment) and other personal assets or materials of value may be donated to Geisinger Commonwealth. Contact the Development Office at 570-207-3697 to discuss your proposed gift.