Ways to Give

There are many ways that you can support AAAS's efforts to advance science and serve society.

Cash or Checks:
Send cash or checks (made payable to “AAAS”) to
AAAS Philanthropy Office
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Stock Transfers:
Brokerage Firm: Merrill Lynch
DTC: 5198
Account Name: AAAS
Account #: 818-03035
Important Note: A gift receipt is determined when the investment reaches AAAS’s brokerage account. The “gift value” is determined by the average of the high and low prices on the day the investment is received in AAAS’s brokerage account.

Donor Advised Fund:
AAAS Tax ID Number: 53-0196568
American Association for the Advancement of Science
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
IRS Letter of Determination available upon request

IRA Charitable Rollover:
AAAS Tax ID Number: 53-0196568
If you are 70 1/2 or older, you can make a charitable contribution directly from your IRA account to AAAS. Simply, provide this number to your IRA administrator to transfer a tax-free amount of your choice directly from your account to AAAS.

Planned Gifts:
Please review this information, and contact the Philanthropy Office at 202-326-6636 to discuss your gift options.


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.

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact the Philanthropy Office.