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Annual Fund

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Make a difference today with your gift to the Academy’s Annual Fund. The Annual Fund provides vital support for the Academy’s most critical needs, including research, collections care, education, and exhibits. Your support of the Annual Fund will help us continue to explore the world around us, connecting people with the most important scientific and environmental issues of our time.

Your support of the Annual Fund will:

  • Protect the Academy’s irreplaceable collections, including the Lewis and Clark Expedition’s botany collection and John James Audubon’s birds.
  • Support world-class research, addressing today’s most significant questions in environmental science, biodiversity, and evolution.
  • Help underwrite the necessary fees to support science education for more than 80,000 schoolchildren each year.
  • Fund outstanding exhibitions, educational programs, and environmental forums for learners of all ages.

Please make your tax-deductible gift to the Annual Fund today and ensure that the Academy of Natural Sciences can sustain its world-class programs of scientific exploration, education, and environmental research.

It’s easy to support the Annual Fund! Make your donation online through our online secure server. You may also direct your gift to a specific program or area of the Academy, if you wish.

You may make your gift with your credit card by calling our Office of Institutional Advancement at 215-299-1122.

Have Questions?

We would be delighted to share more information about the Academy’s Annual Fund with you.

Please contact the Academy’s Institutional Advancement Office at 215-405-5079 or with any questions, and we would be pleased to assist you. Thank you for your support of the Academy!

The official registration and financial information of the Academy of Natural Sciences may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.