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  Endowed Chairs
Endowed Chairs are a useful tool for the recruitment and retention of scientists and physicians who have established research records and have brought distinction to their profession. With a $1 Million investment, you can endow a faculty chair. The endowment is invested with the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation where the principal remains whole, and the selected chair holder has use of the income for the furtherance of their research. Endowed Chairs can be named and exist in perpetuity. You can learn more about how to establish an Endowed Chair by contacting the Foundation: 504-568-3712 or by clicking to see the current Chair Policy issued by the Board of Regents.

Endowed Professorships
Endowed Professorships are used to reward young scientists and physicians who show promise for securing additional research funding at the LSU Health Sciences Center. With a $100k investment, you can endow a professorship. The endowment is invested with the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation where the principal remains whole, and the selected professorship holder has use of the income for the furtherance of their research. Endowed Professorships can be named and exist in perpetuity. You can learn more about how to establish and Endowed Professorship by contacting the Foundation: 504-568-3712 or by clicking to see the current Professorship Policy issued by the Board of Regents.

Annual Giving
Annual Giving sustains and enhances the LSU Health Sciences Center’s academic programs bringing together students, alumni, faculty and friends from across the state. Gifts to the annual fund allow the Foundation for the LSU Health Sciences Center to provide opportunities for learning and discovery within the six schools that comprise the LSU Health Sciences Center. These unrestricted funds provide the resources needed to undertake new initiatives such as developing new programming and attracting world-renowned faculty. Make your gift to the annual fund today!

Planned Giving
Planned giving strengthens the LSU Health Sciences Center for the long term. You can benefit the LSU Health Sciences Center through your will or through other avenues like annuities and trusts. Click to learn more about how you can review and request sample bequest language, and be inspired by some great LSU Health Sciences Center legacies. To learn more about planned giving, sign up for our monthly newsletter to help you stay abreast of the important issues that affect you and the community. The Newsletter features some of the latest news from Washington, timely finance articles and other helpful information with regard to your health and personal well being.

Gifts of Stock and Real Estate
A gift of appreciated stock is an excellent way to support the LSU Health Sciences Center and simultaneously avoid a capital gains tax while taking a charitable deduction. Outright gifts of marketable securities for current operations or endowments can be made through our Foundation. Click for information that your broker will need in order to complete the transfer of stock to benefit the department or school that you want to support.

Corporate and Matching Gift
Contact your employer to find out if they participate in a matching program or call our office at 504.568.3712 for more information.

Employee Giving
LSU Health Sciences Center employees can use the Payroll Deduction Form to contribute to any Foundation fund that supports your school or department.

LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation
2000 Tulane Avenue, 4th Floor - New Orleans, LA 70112
504-568-3712 (phone) - 504-568-3460 (fax)
foundation@lsuhsc.edu