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YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Attn Development
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011-6301


Make a Matching Gift
Double or triple your gift by checking with your employer regarding matching gift programs. In most cases, your employer provides a form you can send in with a donation, which we then fill out and send back to your employer.

Make a Memorial or Honorary Gift
Note the memory or special occasion of your family member or friend and YIVO will gratefully acknowledge your donation by sending a tribute certificate to the recipient (minimum $54).

Explore Sponsorship and Naming Opportunities
To learn more, please contact Suzanne Leon, Director of Development, at sleon@yivo.cjh.org or (917) 606-8227.

Make a Gift of Securities
Contact YIVO directly at sleon@yivo.cjh.org or (917) 606-8227 regarding delivery of securities. You will receive a deduction for the fair market value of the gift and your contribution will be exempt from capital gains taxes.

Make a Planned Gift
You may leave a legacy by naming YIVO as a beneficiary in your will or living trust. You may consider a dollar amount, a specific asset, or a percentage of your estate. Please contact Suzanne Leon, Director of Development, at sleon@yivo.cjh.org or (917) 606-8227 for more information.

Make an In-Kind Donation
The YIVO Archives graciously accepts accessions to our collections. Please contact Leo Greenbaum at lgreenbaum@yivo.cjh.org or (212) 294-6145 for more information.

Become a Volunteer or Intern
YIVO offers exciting volunteer and internship opportunities. To learn more, please contact Melanie Halpern at mhalpern@yivo.cjh.org or (212) 294-6131.

For general development inquiries, please contact Melanie Halpern at mhalpern@yivo.cjh.org or (212) 294-6131.