There are many ways to give and make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.


Estate Plan Giving

Donating a portion of your assets could help ensure our long-term future. Please speak with your financial advisor about the best approach to meet your personal and financial goals or contact us at 1-877-971-1200 to discuss the possibilities.

Donating Stocks & Securities

We are grateful for your gifts of stocks and securities. Please email regarding your securities transfer or bank wire once it is completed, so we may guide the process and ensure your gift is promptly recognized and acknowledged.

Stock (Securities) Gift Transfer:

If the securities are held in a brokerage account, most brokers will require written instructions before a transfer to Cancer Commons can be initiated. Please instruct your broker to transfer DTC-eligible securities via the Depository Trust Corporation (DTC) to:

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Schwab DTC Clearing Number: 0164, Code 40
Account Number: 9889-7692
Account Name: Cancer Commons

If Charles Schwab is your broker, you may complete the Schwab Letter of Authorization (LOA) For Movement of Funds in Schwab Accounts, available at: If you use another broker, they will have a similar form.

Bank Wire Transfer:

To transfer funds via bank wire, instruct your financial institution to wire funds to:

Bank Name: First Republic Bank
Bank Address: 111 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

For credit to the account of: Cancer Commons
Address: 5050 El Camino Real, Suite 215, Los Altos, CA 94022
Routing Number: 321081669Account Number: 80007736327

For International Wires:

Same as above but include International SWIFT code: FRBBUS6S

If you have any questions regarding the transfer of securities or funds transfer via bank wires, please contact us at

Giving By Check

Checks payable to Cancer Commons may be sent to Cancer Commons, 5050 El Camino Real, Suite 215, Los Altos, CA 94022.

Giving Through Your Employer

Depending on your employer, you may have the opportunity to donate to Cancer Commons conveniently and efficiently through a workplace giving program. If your workplace giving program does not include Cancer Commons, contact your HR Director to request that Cancer Commons be added to the list of giving choices. Please email us at for assistance.