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Ways to Give

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When you become a donor or sponsor to the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI), your gift directly supports innovative research and powers discoveries that hold the answers to improving human health.

Donate online today

You can also make a gift by calling the Development Office or by printing and mailing this gift donation form.

Pacific Northwest Research Institute
720 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 726-1200
(800) 745-15247 toll free

Our EIN number is 91-0667886.

Types of Gifts

Unrestricted gifts allow the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) leadership to direct your support where it can best address priorities and bring immediate benefits. Naming opportunities are available.

In addition to check and credit card donations (also called outright cash gifts), PNRI accepts the following gift types:

Non-cash Gifts

PNRI accepts stocks, bonds, real estate, and other personal property.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts

Memorial and honorary gifts are a meaningful tribute to a loved one or a way to celebrate a friend or family member’s birthday, wedding, or anniversary. Your gift will be acknowledged with a note sent to the family or friend of the person you wish to recognize. Simply add a note that your gift is in memory of, or in honor of, that person when contributing online or in the memo line of your check.

Corporate Matching and Workplace Gifts

If you are an employee or retiree of a business that matches gifts to qualified charities, you can multiply the impact of your gift. Please be sure to check with your company to see if you are eligible and, if so, complete a matching gift form.

If you work for the county or state, combined fundraising campaigns for PNRI include:

  • Combined Fund Drive — Washington state employees: PNRI Charity ID #0316020
  • King County Giving Program — King County employees: PNRI Charity ID #9014

Planned Gifts

Making a gift through your estate or will is a thoughtful way to support PNRI’s mission in the future without financial implications today.

If you are considering a planned gift to PNRI, you have many options: bequests, beneficiary designations, charitable gift annuities, charitable lead trusts, charitable remainder trusts, charitable transfers of various assets, retained life estate arrangements, or bargain sales.

If you have already named PNRI as a beneficiary in your estate plans, please let us know so that we can properly honor your intentions.

Talk to Us

To learn more about making a planned gift to PNRI or to request sample language you can use in your will, please contact Shannon Bowen, Chief Advancement Officer, sbowen@pnri.org or (206) 726-1233.

“Your gift helps make today’s potential tomorrow’s healthier reality. Research is the key.”

William Hutchinson, MD
PNRI Founder

“If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer.”

Paul Boyer, Nobel Prize winner

“To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.”

Albert Einstein

“I believe in innovations and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts.”

Bill Gates

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