Philanthropic Support

Philanthropic support from individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations can help us turn science fiction into science fact. By making tax deductible outright donations, planned gifts, or supporting special events, you are supporting our work in the transformative field of regenerative medicine and our commitment to improve patients’ lives.
For information about making a gift to the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, contact:

Genevra Kelly, MPH
Institute Partnerships and Philanthropy
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
391 Technology Way
Winston-Salem, NC 27101


The Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine was honored to host attendees of MD Alumni Weekend 2017 on May 5.

About 60 people took part in tours to get a behind the scenes look into the labs of one of the world’s premier regenerative medicine centers where translational scientific discovery to develop cell therapies and replacement tissues and organs for more than 30 different areas of the body is taking place.

Philanthropic Support Highlight

The Order of the Eastern Star has chosen WFIRM and regenerative medicine as its philanthropic project for 2015-2018 to support the institute’s work to develop new treatments and therapies to improve the health and lives of patients worldwide.

The OES is one of the largest fraternal organizations both men and women can belong to and is dedicated to charity, truth and loving kindness. Worldwide, there are more than 500,000 members under the General Grand Chapter. The OES has raised and donated millions of dollars to support national, jurisdictional, and local charities.

WFIRM Philanthropic Advisory Group

The Philanthropic Advisory Group of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine provides advice and support related to fundraising in behalf of the Institute’s programs, and public education about the Institute’s work. Members of the Board are volunteers and donors to the institute.