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Why to Give

When you support the American Marketing Association Foundation (AMAF) you give not just money, but tools and resources to assist nonprofit organizations in marketing more effectively and raising funds, so they can accomplish their mission of helping those who need it most.

The AMAF not only supports national and international nonprofit organizations, it also champions and supports excellence and diversity in the marketing profession through industry awards, international journal distribution to colleges and universities in emerging economies, as well as Valuing Diversity Scholarships to underserved populations.

The AMAF is part of a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit organization (the AMA).  All donations are tax-exempt to the fullest extent of the law.

How to Give

You may use your American Express, MasterCard or Visa credit cards to make a donation using our online donation form or you may call 312-542-9073.

Personal or Corporate Checks
You may make a donation by writing a personal or corporate check. Please make the check out to the American Marketing Association. In the memo line of the check, please write "Foundation" and any specific program you are writing the check for. For example, "Foundation - Valuing Diversity Scholarships." Please send the donation to:

The American Marketing Association
Foundation Dept.

311 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 5800

Chicago, IL  60606

Many corporations will match your donation to the AMAF.  Please check with your company's personnel office for details about its matching gift program.

Through the AMAF's Heritage Society you can achieve your financial and estate plans by providing giving opportunities that will fulfill your current and future needs.  Planned gifts can create many benefits to you through tax deductions and/or reducing estate taxes.

Gifts of appreciated stock are a convenient way to contribute to the AMAF.  There are often many tax benefits for donors through tax deductions for the full fair market value of the contributed stock, and avoidance of taxes on capital gains.

Recognize and honor an industry icon, family member and/or colleague by making a gift to the AMAF.  The tribute gift can be executed and personalized via the online donation form.