The Jacobs Institute is profoundly grateful for the generous support of individual donors and Western New York foundations that have demonstrated a commitment to our mission and vision. Thanks to them, we are able to focus on strengthening our relationships with clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and industry to yield promising new innovations.

We appreciate your support. If you would like to make a donation to Jacobs Institute, please make a check payable to “The Jacobs Institute, Inc.” and mail to:

The Jacobs Institute
875 Ellicott St., 5th Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14203

You may also make a donation online by clicking the PayPal link below. For a tour or further donor information, please contact Brian Sas, Director of Development, at 716-888-4806.



Endowing Benefactors

  • Jeremy M. & Margaret Jacobs and Family
  • Dr. Lawrence D. & Pamela Jacobs and Family
  • Jennifer Jacobs
  • Max & Helen Jacobs
  • Empire State Development
  • Scott & Lisa Friedman
  • Bill & Maryann Kolb
  • Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
  • Kimberly Rich Lupkin
  • Frank & Donna McGuire
  • Reginald & Carol Newman
  • Brian J. & Candace O’Mara
  • John Sommers
  • Reid W. Stafford
  • Manson & Anne Surdam

Foundation Support

  • James H. Cummings Foundation, Inc.
  • Stanford Lipsey Philanthropic Fund
  • The Dreamcatcher Foundation
  • The Frank L. Ciminelli Family Foundation
  • The Gerald and Sandra Lippes Foundation
  • The John R. Oishei Foundation
  • The M&T Charitable Foundation
  • The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation
  • The Roche Foundation
  • The Seymour H. Knox Foundation

Honored Donors

  • Buffalo Renaissance Foundation
  • Frank & Mary Kay LaForce and Family
  • Shubin & Bass, P.A.