Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Has glaucoma affected you or someone you love? If so, there’s something you can do for people who will face this challenge in the future: Make the quest for a cure part of your legacy with a gift through your financial or estate plan. Explore the possibilities here, including many that provide significant tax benefits for you and your loved ones.


Explore our interactive tools and resources

Our helpful resources can assist you in making a gift to benefit us today or after your lifetime.

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The Blanche Matthias Society

Named in honor of Glaucoma Research Foundation’s beloved financial founder, the Blanche Matthias Society was established to specially acknowledge bequests and donors who notify us of planned giving.

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Charitable Bequests

Bequests are a wonderful way to support our endeavors and ensure the future of glaucoma research, while also providing significant tax benefits. We can provide sample bequest language to share with your attorney or financial advisor.

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Gift Planning

Please contact us if you would like our guidance with Planned Giving. Our development staff would be happy to discuss your options with you. Call us at 415-986-3162 or send us an email.

your estate planning checklist

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Your Estate Planning Checklist

When life changes, your estate plan should too.

Have you recently celebrated the birth of a new family member? Moved to a new state? Experienced a large financial windfall or a loss? Changed relationship status? They are all good reasons to review your estate plan.

The underlying question: Does your plan meet your current goals?

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Planned Giving Newsletter

Welcome to Inspired Giving newsletter, our estate and charitable planning guide for the friends of Glaucoma Research Foundation.
Click on the cover to view or download a PDF of the most recent issue.


Volume 12, Fall 2021

Contact us to learn more.
Please contact us if you have any questions about Planned Giving. Our development staff would be happy to discuss your options with you.

Phone: (415) 986-3162
or send us an Email.


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  • 2021 Patient Summit
  • 2020 Patient Summit
  • 2019 Patient Summit
  • 2021 Patient Summit
  • 2020 Patient Summit
  • 2019 Patient Summit

A Patient’s Perspective – Nancy Forster



Pharmaceutical Treatment Options – Ranya Habash, MD



Surgical Treatment Options – Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD



Living with Glaucoma Panel Discussion



Questions and Answers (Session 1)



Glaucoma Research Update – Derek Welsbie, MD, PhD



How to be Your Own Advocate (Panel Discussion)



Questions and Answers (Session 2)



Closing Remarks



Introduction, A Patient’s Perspective – Richie Kahn



Understanding Glaucoma – Shan Lin, MD



Current and New Treatment Options – Inder Paul Singh, MD



Living with Glaucoma – Constance Okeke, MD



Promising Research on the Horizon – Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, PhD



How to Be Your Own Advocate – Ruth Williams, MD



Questions and Answers with Glaucoma Experts



Welcome and Opening Remarks



Living with Glaucoma – Amanda Eddy



Glaucoma Overview — Ruth Williams, MD



Pharmaceutical Treatments – L. Jay Katz, MD



Surgical Treatment Options – Arsham Sheybani, MD



Questions and Answers with Glaucoma Experts



Create Your Own “A” Team for Care



Ask the Experts: Managing Glaucoma



Promising Research on the Horizon – Yvonne Ou, MD