Why support LJI?

An investment in La Jolla Institute for Immunology is an investment in Life Without Disease®.
Private support for the Institute’s research is crucial to expediting the discovery process for new therapies and vaccines for a range of diseases. Many of the necessary expertise and technologies to defeat disease, including infectious diseases like COVID-19, are already in place at the Institute. Private supports enables researchers to take their research from dataset to discovery.

Since its inception 30 years ago, La Jolla Institute has solely dedicated itself to understanding the far-reaching power of the immune system because we believe that no other biomedical discipline has greater implications for human health than immunology. With 21 principal investigators across three main research centers focused on autoimmune disease research, infectious diseases and vaccine research, and cancer immunotherapy research. With invaluable contributions made to medical research throughout its history, LJI is consistently ranked among the top five immunology research centers in the world.

Your gift today will directly impact the cutting-edge research of La Jolla Institute, a global research leader. Thank you for your generosity.

Why cryptocurrency?
Donating cryptocurrency is a tax efficient way to help us achieve Life Without Disease®. Donations in cryptocurrency and other private philanthropic support enable our scientists to accelerate the pace of research. As cryptocurrency has become more mainstream, we now accept donations in the form of the following cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Zcash (ZEC), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), and Basic Attention Token (BAT).

What are the benefits of donating cryptocurrency to LJI?
Our cryptocurrency platform, The Giving Block, provides makes the process quick, secure and simple. The platform also provides tax receipts via email.

Cryptocurrency is classified as property by the IRS (and many other tax agencies globally), therefore donating it is a non-taxable event, meaning you do not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated amount and can deduct it on your taxes. Consult a tax professional to confirm specifics.

Please use the widget below to generate a unique link for your secure cryptocurrency donation transaction. Contributions of any amount propel the Institute’s globally renowned disease research.

Should you have any questions about your gift or for any additional information, please reach out to us by email at clare@lji.org or by telephone at 858-752-6872.

La Jolla Institute for Immunology is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
The tax ID number is 33-0328688.