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Philanthropy has a rich tradition at Griffin Hospital.  The generous gifts of our donors have made it possible for us to expand our services and implement the latest technology while maintaining the highest standards of care that our growing community has come to expect.

With an outlook of new initiatives and expansion on the horizon, we hope you choose to continue the legacy of giving to Griffin Hospital.

Giving to Griffin

Donors may select from a wide variety of methods of tax-deductible contributions to Griffin Hospital.  Please select the option that works best for you.


Cash is the easiest and most direct way to give and your personal check is always welcome. Taxpayers who itemize deductions are able to secure a Charitable Tax deduction. To send your donation through the mail, please make your check payable to:

The Griffn Hospital Development Fund
130 Division Street
Derby, CT 06418

Corporate Matching Programs

Many companies match employees' gifts to educational institutions. Contact your employer for details and restrictions.


Endowed funds are essentially savings accounts from which only earnings may be spent for the specified purpose. The principal of the gift is never spent. Donors may create a new endowment with a gift of $10,000 or more and may name the fund.

Goods and Property

Gifts of tangible goods and property, including real estate, may be accepted depending on the nature and utility of the items. Donor must provide fair market value based on IRS valuation rules and procedures.

Memorial & Honor Gifts

A memorial gift made to Griffin Hospital is a testimonial to the meaningfulness of a life that has passed on. An honor gift is a loving way to remember someone still living or a special occasion.  Learn more »

Planned Giving

Planned Giving programs enable many donors to make substantial gifts to Griffin that not only benefit the Hospital but bring financial benefits to the donor as well. Our Planned Giving team will provide the most prudent suggestions regarding the most advantageous way to contribute.  Learn more »


Contribution plans over a period of years are welcome and encouraged, especially for the creation of named endowed funds.

You can make your pledge one of three different ways; during a call from one of our development callers; call the Development Office directly; or via the internet. Your pledge will be booked upon receipt and you will receive a quarterly pledge reminder until your gift is paid.

Special Events

Griffin Hospital holds several fundraising events throughout the year. Autumn Elegance, The Griffin Golf Classic, and our annual 5K Walk/Run are among our most popular. Learn more »

Stocks & Securities

Gifts of stocks and other securities are welcome. Gifts of appreciated securities may completely avoid capital gains taxes. Donors receive credit based on the fair market value of the securities donated. For small annual gifts or gifts to satisfy a large pledge, stock is often the asset that makes the most sense for donors.

Contact Development

Cornelia Evans, CFRE
Executive Director
203-732-1311 Fax 

Contact Us

Griffin Hospital Development Fund

Phone: (203) 732-7504

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