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Important tax-year deadlines for charitable giving:

  • Online donations must be completed by December 31.

  • Checks must be postmarked by December 31.

  • Stock donations should be made by December 26 so that your broker has enough time to make the transfer.

Make a gift without reducing your savings or income:


Include a gift in your will by sharing this suggested sentence with your attorney:

“I give _____% of my estate to American Political Science Association, Tax ID 53-0200001, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20036.”

If you don't have a will, simply name APSA as a full or partial beneficiary of your life insurance, retirement plans, or bank and brokerage accounts.


For more information, please visit apsanet.org/legacy.


Please read below on how to use other means to make a gift to APSA.

Mail a Check

Donate by mailing your check or money order with the fund of choice noted in the memo line to:

American Political Science Association
Attn: Development 
1527 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20036



Donate Stocks

Provide your broker with the stock transfer details below to complete your donation. In order to ensure that we give you proper credit for the donation, please contact Jason Sapia at 202-349-9357 or [email protected]


Account Name: American Political Science Association
Account Number: 32317572
Brokerage: Vanguard Brokerage Services
DTC: 0062



Give with Your IRA (ages 70 ½ or older)

You may be in a position where you are required to withdraw money from a retirement fund such as IRA. This income is taxable except when you distribute your funds directly to a charity like APSA. Ask your IRA administrator about making a “Qualified Charitable Distribution” to APSA.



Give with Your Donor Advised Fund

If you have a Donor Advised Fund, you can simply ask your fund administrator to make a grant to APSA using our Employer Identification Number (EIN): 53-0200001.  In order to ensure that we give you proper credit for the donation, please contact Jason Sapia at 202-349-9357 or [email protected]



Additional Ways to Give

AmazonSmile – When you shop online, start at smile.amazon.com and set APSA as your designated charity. It’s the same Amazon you know, but with a donation to APSA built in at no extra cost to you every time you make a purchase.

Facebook – Invite your family and friends on Facebook to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or to simply just give. Facebook has instructions on how to create your own fundraiser. 

Book Royalties – Make a donation once you have received your royalties or make arrangements through your publisher to have a donation sent directly to APSA.

Honoraria – Ask your host to donate your honoraria or speaker fees to APSA in your honor.