There is more than one method of contributing to Folding@home’s research, besides from downloading and running our software. In addition, you can also donate funds that will enable us to continue our work in the fields of protein folding, computational drug design and various other forms of molecular dynamics.


For those of you who would like to donate money, you can make a tax deductible donation to Folding@home (via the research group of Gregory Bowman) by donating to Washington University in Saint Louis. Washington University in Saint Louis is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity and thus a donation of money is tax deductible. Washington University in Saint Louis Federal Tax ID number is 43-0653611. Many companies help individuals donate to Washington University in Saint Louis by providing matching funds.

To make a gift using our online form, please click the “Make a Gift” button below.  This will take you to the Washington University in St. Louis online giving page.  The form is prefilled with Folding@Home as the gift designation. Simply enter the amount of your gift in the box to the right of the designation “Folding@Home (Dr Greg Bowman, Dept of Biochemistry)” and then complete the remaining address and payment information to make your gift.

If you would like to discuss giving options, please contact

Kevin Largent
Senior Director of Advancement, Clinical Programs
Washington University School of Medicine

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Credit card and PayPal are both accepted.