Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) is the leading nonprofit dedicated to finding a cure for epilepsy by identifying and funding cutting-edge research. With more than 90% of CURE’s expenditures going to our mission, you can be assured your gift will be used effectively and efficiently.
Ways to Give
Make a gift online
Supporting the mission to find a CURE is easy! You can donate securely online
with your credit or debit card. The following can be done on the CURE website:
Send a check by mail
Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE)
P.O. Box 74008164
Chicago, IL 60674-8164
Call the CURE office
Please call CURE at 312.255.1801. Our Development Team is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT to assist you!
More Ways to Give
Monthly Giving – Join the CURE Sustainers
Become a CURE Sustainer and provide ongoing support for epilepsy research. Enroll online by selecting the Recurring Donation option or contact Elizabeth Krumwiede to set up deductions directly from your bank account.
You can celebrate a significant occasion, remember a loved one, commemorate a milestone or acknowledge someone special with an honorary or memorial gift to CURE in their name. We will gratefully recognize your thoughtful donation with a notification letter to the person or family member you designate. For more information or to set up a customized tribute page, please contact Kate Murphy.
Join CURE as a corporate partner. Visit our Corporate Giving page to learn about Corporate Philanthropy and Sponsorship Opportunities, or contact Erin Dowland for more information.
Named grants provide significant annual or long-term support that helps CURE fund innovative and cutting-edge research at leading universities and academic centers. CURE’s research grant awards typically range from $50,000 to $250,000 and can support areas of research important to you. CURE also has naming opportunities for funding seminars, outreach programs, and other activities.
Planned gifts are an excellent way to support CURE and often provide tax or other income benefits. Visit our Planned Giving page for more information.
Donating securities to CURE is a way to help fund research while receiving potential tax benefits. Learn about Stock Donations.
For more information about Major Gifts, please contact Freeda Warren.
Double your donation! Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Visit our Matching Gift page for more information.
Employee Giving Programs
Support CURE through your company’s annual corporate giving campaign. It’s a convenient way to support the mission through automatic payroll deductions.
Combined Federal Campaign
CURE participates in the world's largest workplace charity campaign, the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). If you are a federal government or military employee and would like to participate, please enter CFC code #67476 on your pledge card during the next campaign.
For more information about Workplace Giving, please contact Elizabeth Krumwiede.