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Thank you for your interest in supporting the Kinsey Institute.

It is visionaries like you—bold, curious, and inspired—who have helped us become the preeminent research center on human sexuality and relationships.

Because of you, we will continue the legacy of Dr. Alfred Kinsey for generations to come.

Giving opportunities

Kinsey Institute (General Fund)


Provide additional means for the Kinsey Institute to conduct valuable outreach and address internal needs such as professional development and operational expenses.

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Kinsey Institute Collections Fund


Help the Kinsey Institute maintain its valued research library and collections and make them available for the continued education of scholars around the world.

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Kinsey Institute Research Fund


Help support ongoing studies including sexual identity and gender diversity; women's reproductive health; HIV and STIs; aging and sexuality; and the effects of sexual assault and aggression on individuals and their relationships.

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Disability and Sexual Health Initiative Fund


Your gift supports studies on under-researched populations with disabilities.

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Kinsey Institute Fellowship Fund


Support students conducting research with Kinsey Institute faculty and scientists.

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Note: The IU Foundation processes all donations to the Kinsey Institute. Selecting "give now" will redirect you to the IU Foundation website to donate via credit card.

Named and endowed gift opportunities

Named and endowed gifts are a meaningful and lasting way to show commitment to the study of human sexuality and the science of love and relationships. Conveying esteemed distinction, named gifts are coveted by researchers, support acquisition of art and artifacts, provide educational opportunities to practictioners, and espance access to our world renowned collections and library. They also aid in attracting leading minds to the Kinsey Institute—a key factor in maintaining a standing as the preeminent research center on human sexuality and relationships.

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Would you like more information about supporting Kinsey Institute research through a named gift? Our Development Team looks forward to speaking with you. 

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Planned gifts and other giving options

Planned gifts

Making a planned gift through a bequest, charitable gift annuity, IRA, or other method enables you to create a lasting legacy at the Kinsey Institute and support the causes closest to your heart for years to come. Planned gifts can help accomodate your personal, financial, and estate-planning goals while showing support and appreciation for the Kinsey Institute

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Other giving options

Providing support that strengthens the Kinsey Institute's commitment to research excellence isn’t limited to credit cards. You can also contribute via check, matching gift programs, monthly recurring gifts, and payroll deductions.

You can also make a gift of securities through your broker or cash wire.

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