Please support our mission by making a one-time or recurring donation to the OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI). OCRI is a North Carolina, IRS-designated 501(c)3 organization and the non-profit arm of OrthoCarolina.

The future of orthopedic medicine is taking shape with every patient visit, procedure, and test in a biomechanics lab.

Unidentified breakthroughs are awaiting discovery, but we can’t do it without the support of generous people like you.

Your contribution allows us to continue to improve orthopedic treatments and put those you love back in motion that much sooner.

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100% of your gift is invested in orthopedic research that advances orthopedic treatments, improves the quality of life for patients, and educates the medical community

What are my donation options?

FUND RESEARCH 100% of your financial support can be dedicated to a specific area of research or given to support areas of research deemed by the OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI) to need the most financial support.

HONOR A PHYSICIAN – If a physician has impacted your life, you can make a gift in their honor to our Distinguished Physician Endowment Fund.

RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS – OCRI is proud to support the journey from resident to established clinician with research-focused educational programs and giving opportunities designed specifically for orthopedic residents. Support research in your area of study.

HONOR A MENTOR – OCRI honors orthopedic surgeons who have dedicated themselves to training and guiding the next generation of surgeons. Honor your mentor with a gift to our Physician Endowment Fund.

CORPORATE PARTNERS – A contribution to OCRI demonstrates your corporate commitment to advancing the field of orthopedics. OCRI is uniquely positioned as both an academic research center and clinical research site servicing industry research. This model allows Physician Researchers to answer clinical questions and concerns through a fast, innovative research approach that serves patients by offering the most cutting-edge technology in the industry pipeline.

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Plan and define a gift during your lifetime as part of your overall financial estate planning, that will take affect after your passing. Just as you can bequeath your assets to family and friends, you can also name a nonprofit, such as OrthoCarolina Research Institute, as a beneficiary.


There are a number of ways you can support OCRI and your gift has the power to change lives.

To claim an online donation as a deduction of your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. That email will be sent to you after your donation has been successfully processed.

OrthoCarolina Research Institute is a fully registered and compliant 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. Our Tax ID number is #:01-0648145 and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of US law.