Other Ways to Give


As a 501(c)(3) non-profit (EIN: 52-1549711), we depend the generous donations from our supporters who understand the importance of fair and sensible immigration policies. There are several ways to support our work through a tax-deductible contribution. Click on any of the options below to find out which option works best for you. 

You can bring the facts to the immigration debate! Use our online donation form to give.

To make a donation by mail, please send your contribution along with this form

Please mail your donation to:

American Immigration Council
PO Box 829812
Philadelphia, PA 19182

When you donate using your PayPal payment profile through the PayPal Giving Fund, 100% of your donation comes directly to the Council. To donate, simply search for the American Immigration Council, specify the donation amount and click “Donate with Paypal."

Support the Council while you shop at over 3,000 participating stores like Macy's, Nordstrom and Amazon. Check out the 3 sites below where you shop and the merchant donates a percentage of your purchase to the American Immigration Council!


Shop on Amazon, and they donate 0.5% of the price of your purchase to the American Immigration Council. Just be sure to make your purchases through their AmazonSmile store -same products, same prices, same service – and choose the American Immigration Council as  the charitable organization you’d like them to give the 0.5% to. Start your shopping at smile.amazon.com


Shop at over 1,500 participating stores like Macy’s, Best Buy, and the Apple store through iGive.com and a percentage of your purchase (an average of 3%) is donated to the American Immigration Council. The stores pay for it all. You never pay more and can even pay less with coupons and deals. Start making a difference every time you shop here!


Shop from more than 3,000 stores (Expedia, Nordstrom, Livingsocial), get the best money saving coupons and a percentage of what you spend will be donated to the charity of your choice at no cost to you. Start shopping and supporting the Council here.

You may be able to double your donation to the American Immigration Council. Many employers offer matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. Gifts from retirees and spouses may also qualify for a match.

When making an online donation be sure to check “My employer is matching all or part of my donation” and fill out the necessary information.

Donating stock to the American Immigration Council is a great alternative to cash. Instead of selling it and letting Uncle Sam enjoy the benefits of the gain, donate the stock to the Council and enjoy the tax savings of the charitable donation yourself.

When donating appreciated stock to a charitable organization like the American Immigration Council you do not have to recognize the gain. It’s a win-win situation: you are able to make a charitable contribution toward the Council’s mission and avoid tax on the appreciation in value of the stock.

If you would like to make a donation of securities to the Council, please follow these instructions.

  1. Electronic Transfer for Stocks and Bonds to electronically transfer stocks and bonds to the American Immigration Council
  2. Please direct your broker to transfer your securities to the following account:

DTC instructions:

Firm Name: Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC

Account Name: American Immigration Council, Inc.

Account Number: 7583-5012 Firm DTC Number: 141

In order to ensure proper acknowledgement of your gift for income tax purposes, please also contact Megan Hess at (202) 507-7517 or [email protected] Please include the following information:

  • A description of the securities donated
  • The number of shares of stock or face amount of bonds
  • Your name, address, phone number, and email address, if available. 

Remember those people who are or who have influenced your life by paying tribute to them.  A tribute donation to the American Immigration Council provides a meaningful way to remember or recognize those who have made a significant impact on you, your family or your colleagues.

A tribute donation can be made in honor or in memory of someone.  For each tribute, we will notify the honored individual or family of your special gift, keeping the amount confidential. 

You can make a tribute donation online by contacting Megan Hess at (202)507-7517 or [email protected].

You are doing your part... 

Those who are close to you know you are passionate about immigration. Whether at a conference table or at the dinner table, your views on the important role immigration plays in the success of our country are made clear. You talk proudly of your own immigrant story and know that while the details of your story may differ from your neighbors, deep down, they are the same. You understand that in order to make long term progress we must dedicated time to educating the next generation. Most importantly you know that our nation’s moral and ethical values must be reflected in the way we treat immigrants.

We invite you to consider investing in the Council’s future by including us in your planned giving choices  and let our work be the vehicle for your legacy for years to come.

The benefits of a planned gift...

Through a personalized planned giving arrangement, you can assure yourself a lifetime income, realize major and immediate tax savings, pass important assets to your children and leave the legacy of someone who believed in the importance of immigration. Planned gifts can pay you, someone you care about, or both for a specified time. Such gifts may postpone, reduce, or even eliminate capital gains, gift, estate, transfer, and income taxes. Federal law encourages planned giving by offering you important tax benefits for your gifts.To better understand how planned giving can best work for you, we strongly recommend consulting with a qualified legal or financial advisor.

If you would like to place The American Immigration Council in your will, please include the following language:

"I bequeath the sum of _____ dollars to the American Immigration Council, a charitable organization located in Washington, DC."

Join our Legacy Society...

When you include the Council in your estate planning and join our Legacy Society you will enjoy the benefits exclusively available to our most loyal supporters. Benefits include:

  • access to educational briefings on the latest immigration issues
  • early access to special reports and fact sheets
  • invitations for VIP access at our annual fundraising events
  • recognition (if appropraite) of your Legacy Society membership on our website and event programs
  • our unending love

If you have included the Council in your estate planning and would like to start enjoying the benefits of our Legacy Society, please let us know by filling out the form below.

Thank you!

For more information please contact us at (202) 507-7517 or [email protected].

The Combined Federal Campaign is the largest workplace giving program. During the solicitation period beginning October and lasting until December, US Government Federal workers are able to designate the Council to receive donations via their payroll. Cash and check donations are also accepted during this period.

If you are a federal worker, please support us through your payroll by designating the American Immigration Council, #30363. Find your local CFC regional website to contribute today!

If you are a keyworker and you'd like our materials to display in your office or if you would like to have us speak at your charity event, contact Claudia Ornelas.

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