Endowment funds are vital to Cleveland Clinic’s strong programs of medical research, education and clinical care. A named endowment fund at Cleveland Clinic is an excellent way to create a permanent legacy that honors the memory or achievements of an individual. Annual income earned by endowment directly supports current programs in many key specialties. An endowment gift is a most significant investment in the future of medical science and the improved delivery of healthcare. The following are fully established endowment funds at Cleveland Clinic and the institutes or departments for which they were created.