Support Our Research

The Stanford Cardiovascular Institute is on the front line of the battle against heart disease.
Get involved with cardiovascular disease research and help define a new standard of care.

Fueling Innovation

The CVI supports more than 1000 basic, translational, and clinical scientists and trainees striving to advance cardiovascular research.

Advancing Research

A gift to the CVI will support research and education dedicated to understanding the healthy human heart and heart disease. Implementing research into patient care is Stanford Medicine.

Giving Opportunities

Our team is ready to help you explore the best way to realize your desired philanthropic impact.
Gifts at all levels help enhance the Stanford CVI’s ability to deliver the best patient care and advance biomedical innovation.

Planned Gifts

To learn more about a wide range of planned gift opportunities that can be tailored to meet your needs, please contact Joseph Wu via email, Cathy Hutton via email or (650) 725-1225, or Francesca Tongco via email or at (650) 736-9206.

Direct Gifts

Make a gift online (choose "Other Stanford Designation" and "Describe your gift in the Comments area below" and type "Stanford Cardiovascular Insitute" in the text box). To send a physical check, please write "Stanford" on the payee line, and write "Cardiovascular Institute" on the memo line, and mail to Stanford Medical Center Development, 485 Broadway, U465 4th Floor, Redwood City, CA, 94063. Attn: Cathy Hutton.

Memorial and Honorary Giving

Honor or memorialize someone important to you by providing an endowed gift and creating a legacy. For more information, contact Joseph Wu via email, Cathy Hutton via email or at (650) 725-1225, or Francesca Tongco via email or at (650) 736-9206.


Gifts to the Cardiovascular Institute can be made with non-cash assets such as appreciated marketable stock. Publicly traded securities can be used to make any type of donation. For more information, please contact Cathy Hutton via email or at (650) 725-1225.


Contact Us

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD

Director of CVI

Cathy Hutton, MBA

(650) 725-1225

Francesca Mae. G Tongco, MS-HCA

(650) 736-9206