Giving to SIR Foundation

Driving research that moves healthcare forward


Giving to SIR Foundation

As the only organization dedicated to IR research, philanthropy to SIR Foundation propels innovation, advances the value and quality of IR through evidence-based practice and data collection and provides critical visibility to the specialty. The foundation does not receive support from SIR membership dues and relies solely on your contributions to support the research that elevates our specialty and enhances patient care everywhere.


Ways to give

Discover the many ways you can make a meaningful contribution to the future of interventional radiology research: 

Give to the Annual Fund

The Annual Fund provides funding to build a continuous pipeline of research that addresses the most pressing questions and priorities in interventional radiology—fueling the insights that inform our practice and make our field stronger and more effective. 

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Attend Gala

Every year, SIR Foundation hosts a Gala to raise money for our research and grants programs and initiatives. 

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Virtual Balloon Auction

This is annual event to propel innovation, advance the value and quality of IR through evidence-based practice and data collection, and provide critical visibility to the specialty, the work of SIR Foundation.

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Founders' Society

The Founders' Society recognizes SIR Foundation's most generous supporters who have made lifetime gifts totaling $25,000 to $1 million or more. This society is named for the nine founders of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Research and Education Foundation, which became SIR Foundation in 2005

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Pioneer Circle

With an Annual Fund gift of $1,000 or more each calendar year or making cumulative gifts totaling $1,000 or more throughout the calendar year, you will be welcomed into the SIR Foundation Pioneer Circle. 

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Corporate Ambassador Program

The Corporate Ambassador Program (CAP) provides forward-thinking companies with opportunities for strategic collaboration to advance the specialty, inform the future of IR and be recognized for their support of the field. 

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When you make a gift to SIR Foundation, you directly support:

• Research award and grant recipients that foster the passion of young investigators
• Clinical trials and registries that address high priority topics in IR
• Educational programs that introduce medical students to IR research
• Multi-disciplinary research consensus panels and summits that discuss critical research areas

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If you have any questions about donating or would like to learn more about SIR Foundation's development division, please contact the director of development.