Giving Options

Ways to Give to the American Physical Society

Help APS Advance the Knowledge of Physics

Your support of APS is greatly appreciated by the Society. As a nonprofit dedicated to advancing the knowledge of physics, we rely in great part on donations. Your gift to APS is an important investment in the continuation and expansion of programs benefitting the physics community and society at large. Please select from the following options to make your gift to APS.


To make your secure, online gift today, you may choose either APS Member or Non-APS Member.

By Mail

Send your check, payable to American Physical Society, to APS, Development Office, One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740.

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer a Matching Gift Program to increase the impact of employee charitable gifts. Please check with your company to see if this is an option for you.

Planned Gifts

Contact the APS Development Office to learn about these additional ways to give to APS:

  • Bequests
  • Gifts of Stock
  • Gifts of Property
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Gifts of Life Insurance
  • Gifts of Retirement Funds

We recommend that you also consult with your attorney or tax advisor. The APS Development Office will be glad to participate in discussions with your advisers and to provide any additional information.


Contact Irene I. Lukoff, APS Director of Development, at (301) 209 3224 or