All contributions are tax deductible.
The CARES Act of 2021 provides Charitable Giving Incentives to donors of non-profit organizations. Individual taxpayers who do not itemize their deductions are able make a $300 above-the-line deduction. Joint filers are able to deduct up to $600. Taxpayers who itemize their deductions can deduct up to 100 percent of their adjusted-gross-income for 2021 contributions. Please consult with a tax advisor before making a deduction.
Your generosity helps ESA meet the challenges of the future and inspire a new generation of leaders with the skills to shape the agenda for ecological science through the next century.
Two are focused on development of a new generation of ecologists. Fund for the Future supports the award-winning SEEDS program and the Les Real and Jim Brown Student Travel Fund for students to attend ESA’s annual meeting. Your contribution allows students to take advantage of new opportunities which forward ESA’s role as the advocate for ecological science in America.
Please contribute to our general Fund for the Future or select from any of our targeted donation funds and endowments listed below.
Turn your lifelong commitment to the science and profession of ecology into a lasting legacy. Discuss a planned gift or bequest to ESA with your financial advisor. For gifts of appreciated securities or other financial instruments call the Washington D.C. office at 202-833-8773 and we are happy to help create the plan. Or explore our partner website: Future Focus.
We hosted a chat on April 6, 2021, New Concepts and Strategies for Charitable Gift Planning, that delved into the benefits of planned giving and how to make the most of it in the current legal environment.
Preferred Payment Methods
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If you wish to use your credit card, please:
- Ignore the PayPal login form.
- Look for a button or link that says “Pay with a debit or credit card” or “PayPal Credit” BELOW the PayPal account login buttons.
- Be sure to select CREDIT card (there is a DEBIT card option as well).
If you have any difficulty in making your contribution online, please feel free to contact the webmaster:
Gordon Potter, gro.asenull@retsambew
(Note: This is a guide. Over time, internet browsers may display information differently.)
To contribute by mail, please send a check to:
Ecological Society of America
1990 M Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036.
Please indicate the fund you are donating to in the memo line. Note if this is an anonymous donation.