Contribute To The AAPG Foundation

Is the Foundation a 501(c)(3) Organization?

Yes! The AAPG Foundation is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt, nonprofit, public foundation, qualified to receive contributions in support of worthwhile educational and scientific programs or projects related to the geosciences. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable to U.S. taxpayers.

Please remember to consult with your financial advisor, accountant or attorney for specific tax-related benefits applicable to your situation.

How Will My Contribution Be Allocated?

Your support of AAPG Foundation programs is crucial to our success and reflects your personal commitment to fulfilling our mission! We know that you may wish to support a specific program or you may wish to support the Foundation's work in a more general way.

Whatever your desire, know that 100% of your contribution will go to the program(s) that you designate. You may designate any AAPG Foundation fund you choose (view the descriptions of funds). The Foundation has a separate operating fund that supports program costs such as salaries, overhead and supplies.

If you choose not to designate a specific fund, your gift will be placed in the General Fund.

How Can I Donate?

Use this secure link to contribute online or contact us toll free by phone (855) 302-2743, fax (918) 560-2642, email foundation@aapg.org, or snail mail, P.O. Box 979, Tulsa, OK 74101.

Can I Donate Stock?

Absolutely! Donating stock actually makes a lot of sense tax-wise for a lot of people, enabling them to give a higher percentage of funds to the Foundation. Click here for instructions on how to donate stock.

Does the Foundation Accept Corporate
Matching Gifts?

Absolutely! Corporate Matching Gifts are an easy way to generate an additional gift to the Foundation that may automatically double or triple your contribution. If your company offers a matching-gift program, obtain the appropriate form(s) from your personnel office and return with a copy of your gift receipt to:

AAPG Foundation
P.O. Box 979,
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74101-0979

Please check with your employer for details and instructions.

View a list of companies that have matched gifts to the AAPG Foundation.

What Information Do You Need?

When you're ready to donate, please have the following information at hand:

  1. The name of the fund to which you wish to donate (view the descriptions of funds)
  2. Whether you are giving a gift in honor or in memory of someone. If so, who? Would you like a card to be sent to the individual or family to announce the gift?
  3. Your credit card information.

Thank you very much for considering a gift to the AAPG Foundation. Receipts are provided for gifts over $25. Donations of $100 or more are acknowledged in the Annual Report.