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Show Your Gratitude to the Physics Community with a Donation to APS on this Giving Tuesday

This past year, APS has accomplished so much to grow the physics community, from educating youth about physics through programs like PhysicsQuest, to supporting underrepresented physics students, to advancing new science legislation, and more. These accomplishments are thanks to APS members. We are grateful to you and to the welcoming and inclusive physics community we are building together.

Your generosity will continue to help physicists thrive.

Learn more and donate to APS on Giving Tuesday

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Small donations go a long way to supporting the vitality of APS, and monthly giving takes this one step further in securing the future of APS for generations to come.

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Help promote the careers of exceptionally promising scientists by donating to the Henry Primakoff Award!

Help recognize outstanding contributions made by early-career elementary particle physicists and help promote the careers of exceptionally promising scientists by donating to the Henry Primakoff Award. This award is named in honor of the noted physicist Henry Primakoff, whose research interests included spin waves in ferromagnetism, the photo-production method for measuring the short lifetimes of neutral mesons, underwater shock waves, and weak interaction phenomena in nuclei, including double beta decay, muon capture, and neutrino scattering.

Please donate to the Henry Primakoff Award

Giving Stories

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Credit: Alfred Mays

Equity, access, and opportunity...

"Equity, access, and opportunity are the essential elements of support in contributing to student success along the STEM pathway. The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is a proud contributor to PhysicsQuest’s distribution of kits across underserved and underrepresented communities that provide high quality STEM teaching and learning resources to students who otherwise might not have such access."

- Alfred M. Mays, Director and Chief Strategist for Diversity and Education, Senior Program Officer – Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Amy Brown

It takes a village...

"My husband and I noticed a lack of diversity within the physics community and knew that we wanted to help make this change be one of our family's philanthropic priorities. It takes a village to make these important changes and we are thrilled to be a part of that village."

- Amy Brown


Ways to Give

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APS programs rely in great part on donations from generous individuals like you. Make your online gift today.

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

APS Development Office
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Planned Gifts

Learn about additional ways to give, make a qualified charitable distribution, consider joining the APS Legacy Circle, or email us. It is recommended that you consult with your tax advisor.

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Donor Recognition

APS is grateful for each of the gifts and pledges received in support of its mission to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics for the benefit of the scientific commnuity and society at large. We are pleased to recognize our generous donors in our annual report in the Leadership Circle and the Legacy Circle.

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