Your donation contributes to a financial base that enables the AAUP Foundation to pursue its mission of establishing and supporting principles of academic freedom and the quality of higher education in a free and democratic society.
To make a gift by credit card, please use our secure online form. You will have the option to spread your gift over the year with a recurring monthly gift, or to set it up as an annual gift.
Please make checks payable to “AAUP Foundation” and mail them to:
AAUP Development Office
1133 19th Street, NW
Washington DC 20036
If you’d prefer to make your one-time or recurring gift or pledge by phone, please contact Edward D’Antoni, Director of Development, at (202) 594-3647, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To make a gift of stock or securities while avoiding capital gains taxes, please wire transfer your stock to AAUP’s account with FNC and provide the following information for proper crediting:
DTC # 0443
Account name: AAUP Foundation
Account #: QRT127771
Please note: For all wire transfer gifts, the donor name must be referenced on all deliveries.
Please send either a letter detailing your gift by listing the name of the security, number of shares, date of the gift, and its purpose (e.g., General Fund) or a copy of your completed Securities Transfer Form to:
AAUP Development Office
1133 19th St NW Suite 200
Washington DC 200236
E Mail email@example.com
If you are 70 ½ years and older you may donate up to $100,000 from your individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and Roth IRAs to the AAUP Foundation as a charitable nonprofit without having to treat the withdrawals as taxable income. The giving incentive is of particular value to individuals who do not claim itemized deductions on their tax return because the funds are sent directly to nonprofits from IRA accounts and are never counted as income.
Leaving a charitable bequest in your will or living trust is a popular choice due to its simplicity, flexibility, versatility, and tax benefits.
"I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise, and bequeath to the AAUP Foundation [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose."
Naming the AAUP Foundation as a beneficiary to your retirement plan assets, life insurance, or insurance annuities is simple and has great benefits to the AAUP Foundation and your other beneficiaries.
The terms of your will control the distribution of the majority of your assets, but life insurance, insurance annuities, and retirement plans require separate beneficiary forms. You must contact the manager of these accounts to edit your beneficiary designation to include “AAUP Foundation."
With a Charitable Remainder Trust you receive income from the assets (cash, stock, or real estate) placed in the trust, and after your lifetime the remaining balance supports the AAUP Foundation. Some benefits are:
A charitable lead trust is optimal for directing wealth to grandchildren by reducing the tax burden while making a charitable gift. The trust facilitates yearly gifts to the AAUP Foundation for a period of years from the earnings of the trust. Ultimately, the money in trust goes to whomever you choose, with beneficial tax consequences.
If you have questions, please contact Edward D’Antoni, Esquire, Director of Development, at (202) 737-3647 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are here to help and will hold any discussions in confidence.