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Accept the Jacobs' Challenge Match

As society confronts a daunting list of existential challenges, AAAS is working to ensure that scientific and evidence-based information is fully and positively integrated into public policy by filling a critical need for scientific and technical support for members of Congress.

By contributing to AAAS through the Jacob’s Challenge, there’s never been a better time to give to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) program.

Your support combined with a generous $2 million match from Qualcomm Co-founder Irwin Jacobs and his wife, Joan, will launch an endowment to provide sustained support to meet the Congressional demand for fellows and boost lawmakers’ access to scientific knowledge and promote evidence-based decision-making in the halls of Congress.

To make a gift or pledge towards the Jacobs' Challenge, complete this form and return it to Lauren Seligman at


Other Ways to Give:

Stock Transfer Information:

Brokerage Firm: Charles Schwab
DTC Clearing #: 0164, Code 40
Account Name: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Account #: 2144-1987

IRA Charitable Rollover or Donor Advised Fund:

AAAS Tax ID Number: 53-0196568

Please direct contributions to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

By Mail:

Make checks, corporate matches, or other gifts payable to:
AAAS Philanthropy Office
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005

IRS Letter of Determination available upon request.



AAAS is a 501(c)3 organization. As no goods or services are provided in return for any charitable contributions, the entire amount is tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.


Thank you for your generous contribution.


Lauren Seligman

AAAS Office of Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships

1.202.326.6478 or



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