Tribute Program

The University of Maryland Medical System Foundation Tribute Program provides a meaningful way to honor or remember a loved one, mark a special occasion, or thank a dedicated caregiver. It's an expression of caring that connects family and friends worldwide. Your gift will make a difference by supporting advances in patient care, research, technology and facilities. You may direct your gift to a designation of your choice to address top funding priorities.

Memorial Gifts

Pay tribute to a loved one or a special friend who has passed with a memorial gift to the UMMS Foundation. If requested, UMMS Foundation will send a card to the family to acknowledge your gift.

Should you want to direct family and friends to make gifts to the UMMS Foundation in lieu of flowers, the following is suggested wording for an obituary or other tribute:

In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of {deceased name} may be directed to support the {fund name} at the University of Maryland Medical System Foundation. Please make checks payable to: University of Maryland Medical System Foundation. Gifts may be mailed with a memo indicating that this gift is in memory of {deceased name} to the UMMS Foundation, 110 S. Paca St. 9th floor, Baltimore, MD 21201 or gifts can be made online at www.ummsfoundation.org/give.

Honorary Gifts

Honorary gifts are a special way to acknowledge and celebrate important occasions such as:

If requested, UMMS Foundation will send a card to the person or family to acknowledge your gift.


For questions and to set up a tribute, please contact Nichole Komninos, Director of Donor Relations, at nicholekomninos@umm.edu or 410-328-6053.

To make a tribute gift online today, please click here.