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Other Ways to Donate

There are many ways you can help support NORD. We rely on the generosity of individuals, organizations, and foundations to support our large roster of programs and services. If you have any questions, please contact our development office.  Your donations will be gratefully received and put to good use for the rare-disease community!

General Donation

General donations help us sustain and grow our day to day operations and all of our programs. Click here to donate online or see the other ways you can send us a donation. Thanks for your support!

Restricted Research Fund Gifts

Donations can be made for research on a particular rare disease. Learn more about NORD’s research grant program, what it means to donate to a restricted research fund, (download PDF) or donate to a restricted research fund.

Bequests and Planned Gifts

You can include NORD in your estate plan through a Bequest/Will or Charitable Gift Annuity. This type of support will help you leave a legacy and can provide a significant impact to patients and families with rare diseases. Learn more about bequests and planned gifts (download PDF).

Gifts of Stock

Gifts of stock present an alternative to a more traditional monetary donation. Learn more about gifts of stock (download PDF).

Monthly Gifts

By becoming a monthly donor, you can help NORD consistently sustain our efforts. Learn how you can become a monthly donor (download PDF).

Workplace Giving or Matching Gifts

NORD is a registered charity for the Health 1st - America's Charities, a federation for workplace giving campaigns. Additionally, your employer may have matching gift programs that will allow you to leverage company resources to enhance the impact of your gift. Learn about workplace and matching gifts (download PDF).

Gifts in Memory or in Honor of an Individual

You can make any donation to NORD in honor of, or in memory of, a friend or loved one. To do this, follow the instructions on the donation page. The person being honored, or the family of the person being memorialized, will receive a card from NORD acknowledging your gift.

NORD is committed to responsible fiscal management.  Ninety-five cents of every dollar donated to NORD will go directly to programs and services for patients and families. For more information on giving to NORD, please contact us here.

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