Ways To Give
Unlike most nonprofit organizations, THI relies entirely on government grants, research contracts and—most significantly—donor contributions to achieve our goals of pioneering research and education for the prevention and treatment of heart disease. We receive no patient care revenues.
You may designate your donation to be applied toward one of four specific funds at the Texas Heart Institute:
The discovery of new knowledge to improve patient care and to prevent cardiovascular disease is the motivating force behind everything at Texas Heart Institute. Physicians and scientists at THI work tirelessly to unfold the mysteries of nature and disease, to understand the mechanisms at work, and to envision solutions that will ultimately lead to effective treatments. Major areas of research include:
- Global Leadership in Adult Stem Cell Research
- Unrivaled Experience with Mechanical Assist Devices
- Understanding the Biomolecular Mechanisms for Cardiovascular Disease
- Electrophysiology—The Power Grid of the Heart
- Leading Regenerative Medicine Research
- Breaking Down Gender Gaps in Cardiovascular Medicine
We will learn as much about heart disease in the next 10 years as we did in the last 100. Through gifts to the Research Fund, donors will provide the stability that will make a substantial impact on cardiovascular diseases now and in the future.
Texas Heart Institute’s commitment to education is one of the dimensions that sets it apart from other major centers. Postdoctoral and allied training programs, seminars, symposia, conferences, publication of scientific and clinical findings, training materials, and public outreach are all part of the Institute’s educational thrust.
By providing people around the world with reliable information about cardiovascular disease, associated risk factors and healthful lifestyles, and training current and future generations of physicians based on the latest information and techniques, we will make meaning progress in the battle against heart disease. Gifts to the Education Fund will allow THI to sustain its current array of programs and to introduce new programs to educate the public and medical professionals.
Greatest Need Fund
Visionary science and education are only part of the equation. Each year, funding priorities to maximize potential life-saving research and to improve educational programs are identified. Most gifts and grants received are for designated research and education programs. As welcome and necessary as these gifts are, they do not address the ever-growing need for financial flexibility.
Gifts to the Greatest Need Fund will enable THI to strengthen areas of excellence, to fulfill more completely the Institute’s mission and to advance the progress against society’s oldest enemy.
The health and size of an endowment is an important indicator of the financial health and long-term focus of a nonprofit organization. Gifts to the Endowment Fund will provide the seed money necessary to launch new programs that offer the greatest promise of future benefit, to further strengthen THI’s faculty of researchers and to purchase up-to-date equipment for scientific studies. These gifts will impact permanently the progress against heart disease by establishing a solid and predictable base of annual funding, independent of annual donations and government support.
Your philanthropic donations play a critical role in our ability to enhance the care provided to those around the world who suffer from cardiovascular disease, and there are many ways you can give.
- Credit Card
- Property/Real Estate
- Women’s Support Group
- The Cooley Circle
- The Cooley Connection
- The Legacy Society
- Charitable Lead Trusts
- Charitable Remainder Trusts
- Gift Annuities
- Life Insurance
We are here to work with you and your legal or financial advisors to develop a giving plan that is in your best interest and that also fulfills your desire to make a significant difference in the fight against heart disease. You may contact us at 832-355-3792 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.