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Current Projects and Giving Opportunities

Gifts to Scheie can be made in a variety of ways and can be directed to the program of your choice, or to support the research of a particular physician or scientist.

Every gift leads us a step closer to our goal of finding a treatment or cure for blindness and vision loss. All gifts to Scheie Eye Institute are welcomed and appreciated.

Current Projects

Patient Care Area Renovation
We are very excited about our upcoming renovation of the patient care areas on the first and second floors of the Scheie Eye Institute. Gifts to support the renovation will be matched by an anonymous donor, so your dollars will go twice as far.


Architect's Renderings of Upcoming Renovation

Entrance to Scheie Eye Institute

Entrance to Scheie Eye Institute

Greeter's Desk

Greeter's Desk

Main Lobby

Main Lobby

Second Floor Waiting Area

Second Floor Waiting Area


David M. Kozart Auditorium Renovation
The auditorium was dedicated to the memory of David M. Kozart, MD. Renovation will provide new seating and audio-visual equipment.

Giving Opportunities

Unrestricted Gifts
These gifts allow the department Chair to direct the funds to where they are most needed.

Endowments and Professorships
Contributions that form the basis of endowments last in perpetuity and may support a specific area of research or a named professorship.

Contributions support lectureships or educational facilities, such as computer learning, medical libraries or classrooms. An example is the David Kozart Memorial Fund which supports resident education through an annual clinical conference.

Research on a Specific Disease
Gifts can be designated to support research in general or research on a particular disease or condition such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes, or childhood diseases that cause blindness.

In Honor or Memory of Your Loved One or Doctor
Gifts can be made in honor of your physician or in honor or memory of whomever you choose. Gifts made in honor of a Scheie physician will go to support his or her research, if applicable.

Specific Funds
Gifts can be made to an established fund such as the Harold G. Scheie Teaching and Research Fund or the UOP Macular Degeneration Fund.


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