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Support APS

You can have a positive impact on the lives of people — researchers, educators, students and the general public — benefitting from APS programs. The Society’s membership dues are applied only to the cost of member services, and APS programs rely in great part on donations from generous individuals like you.

Your gift of any amount will make a difference in advancing and diffusing the knowledge of physics, and is greatly appreciated by the Society.

Donate to the Unrestricted Program Fund to support APS programs where the need is greatest or specify a campaign or program.

More Information

Irene I. Lukoff, Director of Development
(301) 209 3224 or lukoff@aps.org
 

Education
Education & Diversity
Improve physics education and promote a diverse workforce
Outreach
Public Outreach
Engage people of all ages in the wonders of science and physics
Government Affairs
Government Affairs
Shape national science policy and foster science communication
International Affairs
International Affairs
Foster international communication and collaboration between physicists
Matching Membership
Matching Membership
Bring the benefits of APS membership to physicists in developing countries
APS Honors
APS Honors
Recognize achievements in research, education, and public service

Endowment Campaigns

APS programs rely in great part on donations from generous individuals like you. In addition to supporting programs, your donations can support the following endowment campaigns.

Millie DresselhausMillie Dresselhaus Fund for Science & Society
Honoring the remarkable career and inspiring community legacy of Mildred Dresselhaus.
Irwin Oppenheim AwardIrwin Oppenheim Award
Honoring the memory and celebrating the legacy of the founding editor of Physical Review E.
 
JankunasJustin Jankunas Doctoral Dissertation Award in Chemical Physics
Honoring Jankunas' work as a chemical physicist at the start of a promising career.

Ways to Give

Online

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By Mail

Send your check, payable to American Physical Society, to:

APS Development Office
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740

If donating to a specific campaign, please note the campaign in the memo.

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer a Matching Gift Program to increase the impact of employee charitable gifts. Please check with your company to see if this is an option for you.

Planned Gifts

Contact the APS Development Office (development@aps.org) to learn about additional ways to give. We recommend that you also consult with your tax advisor.

Donor Advised Funds

Maximize your philanthropic impact by making a grant recommendation to APS, and advance our mission and programs through your Donor Advised Funds.

Make a Pledge

Inform us (development@aps.org) of your commitment to a charitable gift to be paid in full over a predetermined course of time.
 

Donor Recognition

APS is grateful for gifts received from members and other individuals, corporations, laboratories, governmental agencies, and institutions. Since membership dues cover only the cost of member services, APS depends to a great extent on contributions. We are pleased to recognize our generous donors in our annual reports.

APS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to the Society are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.