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Mail or Phone
Our printable donation form provides an easy way to mail your gift. Checks should be mailed to our secure offsite processing center at:
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Office of Development
P.O. Box 936138
Atlanta, GA 31193-6135
To make your gift via telephone, please call the Office of Development at 202-334-2431 and be ready to provide the information requested on the donation form.
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- Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) - Federal employees can support the National Academies through the CFC during the designated official solicitation period. We are proud to be a part of this meaningful workplace giving campaign. You can learn more about the CFC and monitor upcoming dates here. The National Academies' listing number is CFC #39601.
- Matching Gifts - Did you know that your gift may be eligible for matching dollars if a corporation or foundation with a matching gift program employs you or a family member? This is an easy way to double your donation. Please contact the administrator of your matching gift program to find out the steps you need to take in order to have your gift matched.
A gift of long-term appreciated stock (more than one year) allows you to potentially avoid capital gains tax. When itemizing your deductions, you can deduct the fair market value of the stock. If you choose this option, please complete and submit one of our stock gift forms and contact us at 202-334-3823 so that we can accurately credit your contribution.
Note: If you would like to initiate a gift of stock to the National Academy of Sciences or National Academy of Medicine, please contact Shawn Neil, Director of Advancement Services, at 202.334.3823 or firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can accurately initiate and credit your contribution.
Professional Award or Honoraria Gifts
Donating professional awards, honoraria, prizes, or other forms of payment can be a creative way to support the work of the National Academies while potentially avoiding the taxable income. If you would like to learn more about how to donate an award or honoraria to the National Academies, please contact the Office of Development at 202-334-2431 or email@example.com.
Gifts of grants are tax-deductible when made to the National Academy of Sciences, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which includes the National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Medicine. The NAS tax identification number is 53-0196932. For your reference, a copy of our 501(c)(3) Tax Determination Letter is available to download.
The NAE's independent assets and operating funds are held in the National Academy of Engineering Fund (NAEF), a tax-exempt corporation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. NAEF was created to support the mission and goals of the NAE. Gifts and grants to the NAE/NAEF are tax-deductible. The NAEF tax identification number is 23-7284092.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine proudly adhere to a Donor Bill of Rights, allowing you as our donor, to have complete confidence that your wishes will be respected.