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Ways to Give

Gifts of Cash

Online

If you wish to give online, you can visit our online donations portal to Donate Now!

Phone

To donate with a credit card, please call 202-218-7695.

Mail

Send your contribution to our bank lock box:
American Alliance of Museums
P.O. Box 741970
Atlanta, GA 30374-1970

Checks should be made payable to The American Alliance of Museums.

Wire transfer

Please contact AAM’s Accounting office at accounting@aam-us.org or 202-218-7686 for ACH/wire information.

Gifts of Marketable Securities

You may make gifts using publicly traded securities which have appreciated in value. You will be able to claim a charitable deduction for the full market value of the securities on the date the gift is made. It is important that you or your broker notify the development department of your gift and that your broker reference your name in the DTC transfer instructions.

Electronic stock transfer via DTC

Account Name: American Association of Museums
Bank Name: Merrill Lynch
DTC#: 8862
Please contact the Kaufman & Kast brokerage team at Merrill Lynch (202-434-4706) and provide them with the donor’s name, address, name of security, number of shares, and gift purpose.

Pledges

Please contact the development department if you wish to make a pledge. To count towards the current fiscal year, all pledges must be paid by December 31.

Matching Gifts

Matching gift benefits can double, sometimes triple, the impact of your gift. Ask your employer if they offer matching gifts, then request fulfillment instructions from your company’s human resources department. Be sure to notify the development department as well, forward any confirmation receipts you receive, and we’ll keep an eye out for it.

Planned Gifts

AAM willingly accepts gifts made through various gift instruments, including charitable remainder trusts, gift annuities, charitable lead trusts, and bequests.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please reach out our development team by calling 202-218-7695 or send a message to development@aam-us.org:

Arthur Affleck | Vice President, Development

Eileen Goldspiel | Director, Institutional Giving

Shelagh Grimshaw | Director of Development

AAM is a 501(c)3 and all gifts are tax-deductible according to the extent of the law. Our tax identification number is EIN 53-0205889.

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