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Each day, physicians and researchers at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute help patients and their families fight cancer. Your financial gift to the Karmanos Cancer Institute is a meaningful way to give hope to cancer patients, today, and fund state-of-the-science cancer research that can help future generations.

Online Giving

Donation in Tribute
A gift in honor or memory of someone is a thoughtful way to pay tribute to individuals who touch our lives. “Tribute Gifts” provide unrestricted resources for the Institute's most pressing needs or you may direct your gift to support a single program area or research project. Tribute gifts can be made to celebrate a special occasion, say thank you, express concern for someone close to you or are a thoughtful way to remember those who have passed away. We send a Tribute Gift card to persons you designate notifying them of your gift.

General Donation
Your general donation is an unrestricted financial contribution which allows Karmanos to designate your financial gift to the areas in most need of financial support within Karmanos Cancer Institute. Donate Now

Annual Fund
Your donation to the Annual Fund helps support the operational budget of the Institute and offers flexibility to fund to new ideas in the battle against cancer rapidly. Your Annual Fund donation makes a real difference by helping the Institute to conduct state-of-the-science cancer research, provide the latest diagnostic and treatment options, and recruit and retain a world-class team of cancer specialists. Donate Now

Don’t Want to Give Online?

Give by Mail, Fax or Phone
Download, print and complete our donation form.

Make your check payable to “Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.” Be sure to include any special acknowledgement or receipt information. Send to:

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Contributions - VE01FS
4100 John R
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Fax: (248) 304-2901

Call: (248) 304-2931

Major Gifts and Large Donations

For additional giving opportunities, please contact the Development Office:

Contact Lynn Fisher, Senior Director, Major Gift Programs at 313.576.8119, 

Debbie Knowles, Major and Planned Gifts Manager at 313.576.8102,

Corporate Gifts and Fundraising Events 

Contact Maureen Bender, Director, Corporate Relations and Events at 313.576.8111,

Questions about Giving

Donor Privacy Policy

If you do not wish to receive future fundraising solicitations supporting the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, you can call our telephone number (313) 576-8110 or our toll free number 1-800-KARMANOS (1-800-527-6266) or email and state that you do not want to receive fundraising or donor requests. There is no requirement that you agree to accept fundraising communication from us, and we will honor your request not to receive any fundraising communications. In addition, we do not sell your information to other parties. Please allow up to three months to update our records accordingly.

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