Donation FAQ


What is the main address and contact information for the DCI Development Office? 

Duke Cancer Institute Office of Development
300 W. Morgan Street, Suite 1200
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919.385.3120

May I make a gift online or mail in my donation?

Yes, please click here to Make a Gift today online or Mail in Your Gift with our donation form to the address listed above. 

How do I make a gift by phone? Who do I call with general questions about donations?

For more information, please contact Danielle Nolen, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, at 919.385.0041.

Will I receive a tax receipt for my donation?  

Yes, Duke will send you a tax receipt either by email or letter.

How do I make a gift of stock?  

Learn more about the process here.

What is Duke’s Tax ID#?  


How can I learn more about planned gifts (i.e. gifts through wills, life income gifts, IRAs, real estate, etc.)? 

Find information here.  For more information, contact Joseph Tynan, Director of Planned Giving for Duke Health, at 919.385.3114.

Who should I contact with questions about setting up an online giving page or a fundraising page to accompany an event I am planning? 

Learn more about personal giving pages here. Learn more about hosting a fundraising event and creating a page here. For more information, contact Erin Tait at 919.385.3126.

How can I make a gift in memory or honor of a loved one?

For additional information, contact Danielle Nolen, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, at 919.385.0041.  

What language should I use in an obituary to direct memorial gifts?

Please use the following language in obituaries to direct memorial gifts: 
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of {NAME} to Duke Cancer Institute at:

300 W. Morgan Street, Suite 1200
Durham, NC 27701

How can I learn more about your Matching Gifts program? 

Find out here if your company has a matching gift relationship with Duke. For more information, contact Randall Byrd at 919.684.2338.

Photo: Breast cancer survivor, Lori Elliot, enjoys a tender moment playing tea party with her two children.