Planned giving to benefit dsrtf

Thank you for your interest in supporting DSRTF. We are working hard to find treatments to improve cognition in those with Down syndrome.  The are a variety of ways that you can help make a difference, some involve financial support, others involve an investment of your time.

Gifts of Stock or Mutual Funds

Current federal law allows you to take an income tax deduction for the full fair market value of securities that you have owned for more that one year.  Capital gains tax is avoided on these assets.  For more information on how to make a stock donation, please contact DSRTF by e-mail ( or phone 508.630.2177.

Include DSRTF in Your Will

Bequests enable individuals to make significant contributions that might not be possible during their lifetimes.  Your bequest is deductible for estate tax purposes.  The legal designation for DSRTF is, "Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation, a charitable non-profit organization incorporated under the laws of the State of California, 755 Pagemill Road, Suite A200, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1005.

Help Spread the Word

We need your help to build awareness about cognition research and DSRTF.  Help us Spread the Word.

Organize a Local Fundraising Group or Local Affiliate Group

The long-term success of DSRTF depends upon support in local communities. As a young organization, one of our goals is to build strong and effective affiliate groups in local communities to help us fund research. If you are interested in organizing a group in your community or would like to hold a fundraising event, please contact us. We will help you get started! Please contact us at

Arrange for your Local Down Syndrome Support Group to Donate

Many communities already have Down syndrome support groups. We would like you to make DSRTF a part of your annual giving program. Let us know if you would like us to present a program on DSRTF's research efforts to your local support group.

Become a Corporate Partner

DSRTF encourages corporations to become partners in our efforts to fund Down syndrome cognition research.  If your company, or one you know, would like to make a corporate contribution or develop a cause marketing program to help identify treatments that will improve cognition, please contact DSRTF at or by phone at 508.630.2177.

Help Identify Potential Donors in Your Area

DSRTF would like to identify persons who may be interested in making a significant contribution. Do you know someone in your community who may want to learn more about DSRTF before making a donation? Please let us know.

Help Expand our Mailing List

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The Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit corporation.  Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Our Federal Tax ID or EIN is 37-1483975.

Down Syndrome Research and
Treatment Foundation

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Phone: 508.630.2177

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