Outright Gifts

Help advance the American Astronomical Society and its mission to enhance and share humanity's scientific understanding of the universe. With more than 50 funding opportunities available, there is something for everyone.

  • Cash gifts make an immediate impact on the funds, prizes, programs, and activities that have meaning to you.
  • Gifts of appreciated assets, such as stocks, bonds, or mutual funds, can be an excellent way to provide support while maximizing tax benefits.
  • Gifts of cash and publicly-traded stock through a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) are easy to make if you have Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, or BNY Mellon accounts.
  • A gift of a charitable IRA rollover is a convenient, tax-saving way for donors who are at least 70½ years old to support the AAS.