Giving to the Hotchkiss Brain Institute

The Hotchkiss Brain Institute brings together a diverse group of experts and trainees in the pursuit of a common goal: the discovery and development of new, improved ways to prevent, detect, and treat neurological and mental health conditions. 

Your donation will help the Hotchkiss Brain Institute expand its research and education efforts, fueling transformational change and inspiring innovations that foster healthy brains for better lives.

Your financial contribution to the HBI's Excellence Fund/Greatest Needs will directly impact our priority areas of research, as shown below. 

Dr Poulin

Dementia/Cognitive Disorders



TMS lab

Parkinson's/Movement Disorders

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

dr. phillips

Spinal Cord/Pain

dr arnold

Mental Health

concussion study

Concussion/Brain Injury



genetic map


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I specify which area I wish my donation to support?

If you would like your donation to go to one or more of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute's specific areas of research or education, please include a note with your cheque indicating which of the brain and mental health programs or priorities you would like to support, or contact:

Shahr Savizi
Director of Development
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
HSC G302Q, 3330 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 4N1 
Direct: 403-220-2470

I want to donate by cheque. Where do I send it?

Your cheque to support the Hotchkiss Brain Institute MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO THE "UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY".

Mail your cheque to:
University of Calgary
Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Cumming School of Medicine
HRIC 1A10, 3330 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, AB   T2N 4N1

All receipts are issued from the University of Calgary. All gifts are tax deductible.

While cheques must be made PAYABLE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, if you would like to ensure your donation is sent to the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, please specify "Hotchkiss Brain Institute" in the memo line of the cheque.

What is the impact of my gift?

As a donor, you are able to direct your donation to a specific project or area that has meaning to you and/or your family. More information on our programs can be found on Our Research page.

I am interested in honorary or memorial giving. What is the process?

To create an honorary or memorial fund, please contact Annual Giving at 403-220-8261 or 

I am interested in donating human brain tissue to the Calgary Brain Bank. Where can I find more information?

Please visit The Calgary Brain Bank's web page

Can I donate online?

Yes, you can. Please click here.