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Ways To Give

Give online with a credit card

CTY accepts gifts via Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express on our secure site.

You will receive an email confirmation of your gift, followed by a printed receipt by mail. Please contact us if you need assistance with your online gift.

Give a gift by mail

Mail your check, made payable to the Center for Talented Youth, to:

P.O. Box 64710
Baltimore, MD 21264

If you would like to make a gift in HK$, send a check made payable to Johns Hopkins Hong Kong Ltd. to:

Beatrix Li, Deputy to the Director
Center for Talented Youth
Johns Hopkins University
Room 608, Plaza Tower 1
833 Cheung Sha Wan Road
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Matching gifts

If your company has a matching gift program, you can double, or even triple, your gift to CTY. Click here to determine if your gift is eligible for matching, and if so, complete the forms needed so that CTY receives your matching gift. For more information, email

Or, request a matching gift form from your employer and send it completed and signed with your gift to:

Johns Hopkins Institutions
Development and Alumni Relations
Business Services
201 N Charles Street, Suite 2500
Baltimore, MD 21201
Attn: Gift Processing Supervisor 

Gifts of securities

You may wish to make a gift of securities, such as stocks, bonds, or IRA income. To release securities held by bankers or brokers, please complete the Online Notification Form or contact the JHU Security Gifts Team at 410-516-7954 or via email at For information on ways that giving gifts of securities can be beneficial to you, please click here.

Planned gifts

You can include CTY in your estate plans. Gifts of life insurance, bequests, annuities, and charitable remainder and lead trusts are some of the options for planned gifts. CTY partners with you, your advisors, and the Johns Hopkins University Office of Gift Planning, to help create a plan that allows you to achieve your philanthropic, financial, and estate planning goals, while supporting the mission of CTY. Gift planning services are confidential and collaborative, and are provided without obligation. To learn more please click here or contact:

Johns Hopkins Office of Gift Planning
San Martin Center, Second Floor
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: 410-516-7954
Toll-Free: 800-548-1268
Fax: 410-516-7208