How to Help


Invest in the Melanoma Research Foundation


There are several ways to give a tax-deductible gift to the MRF, including hosting a CommUNITY Fundraiser, donating in a loved one’s honor or memory, setting up workplace giving, and more!

Donate Online

Click the button below to make a fast and secure online donation to support our efforts fighting melanoma, or in tribute or memory of a loved one. Please indicate to whom, if anyone, we should send a notification that a donation was made. All financial contributions to the MRF, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, are tax deductible.


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Donate by Check

Mail your donation to:

Melanoma Research Foundation
P.O. Box 759329
Baltimore, MD

Please make checks payable to the Melanoma Research Foundation. Note: this address only accepts deliveries from the United States Postal Service (USPS) and cannot accept mail from other couriers like FedEx or UPS.

Donor Advised Funds

If you wish to make a donation through a donor advised charitable fund, please use the information below:

Tax ID: 76-0514428

Kyleigh LiPira, Chief Executive Officer
Melanoma Research Foundation
1420 K Street, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
T 202.742.5904

Planned Giving

If you are interested in helping the MRF find a cure for melanoma through planned giving, please email A staff member will get in touch with you to start the process.

Electronic Transfer Authorizations

Your broker can electronically transfer your securities to the MRF. To make a transfer, please provide the information below to your broker:

Broker: First Clearing Corp
Name: Melanoma Research Foundation
Broker’s DTC Number: 0141
Account Number: 43207352
Federal Tax ID Number: 76 0514428

Your gift will be acknowledged by the MRF according to the value of your stock on the date of transfer.

Workplace Giving Campaigns

The MRF welcomes gifts through workplace giving campaigns, including: Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Employer-matching gifts. Contact your HR department for details on designating your contribution. Federal employees, please choose CFC #35748 to designate the MRF as your beneficiary. If your employer has a matching gift program, please work with your employer to submit your gift form to

Stocks & Securities

There can be additional tax benefits for donating stocks and/or securities. If you are interested in more information, please email and we will provide you with additional details.

IRA Charitable Rollovers

As of 2015, donors over the age of 70 ½ are now permitted to transfer funds directly from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to the MRF without first withdrawing the funds and assuming tax liability. If you are interested in utilizing this tax benefit to make your gift to the MRF, please email so that we may assist you.