Searching for a special purpose for a tax-deductible, year-end donation? Choose the Duke Lemur Center! Give now or visit our donations homepage for more information on how your gift makes a difference in our work to care for, protect, and learn from lemurs, Earth’s most threatened group of mammals. Your gift means more than ever this year!

Here are some special opportunities for your consideration:

Give online through December 31 for tax credit in 2020  – any amount is appreciated!

Be a Lemur Champion with a gift or pledge of $1,000 or more annually.

Explore our newly added, special opportunities for donations of $5,000 or more.

Symbolically adopt a lemur with a gift of $50 or more and learn about the life of one of our center’s lemurs throughout the year!

Payment options

Give online: Give now or visit our donations homepage for more information and online giving links.

Charge by phone: To make a credit card charge by phone, call Duke’s Office of Gift Records at 919.684.2338 – they will be open until noon on December 31.

Pay by check: Or, you may mail a check (note that for tax credit in 2020, ensure it is postmarked on or before December 31) made out to “Duke University” with “Duke Lemur Center” in the memo section and mail it to: Duke Lemur Center, c/o Office of Gift Records, Box 90581, Durham, NC 27708-0581. To designate a specific DLC fund, enclose a completed gift form or a note of explanation.

Questions about the DLC’s giving options? Please contact our development officer, Mary Paisley, at or 919.401.7252. Thanks so much for your support!