Ways to Give to Save Gorillas and Help People

Besides making a one-time donation to help save gorillas, there are many options:

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Schedule Your Giving

To make an even bigger impact, on the donation form, authorize regular donations via your credit card on the dates that you want to give.  Many supporters find the monthly selection most convenient. Scheduled commitments provide reliable funding for all of our programs.

Give In Honor or In Memory
Celebrate special events or the memory of special people in your life by making an honorary or memorial gift.

Workplace Giving
You can also contribute by designating contributions that you make to United Way, Combined Federal Appeal and other workplace giving programs.  If you give in any way other than directly to the Fossey Fund, let us know about your gift at 2help@gorillafund.org so that we may begin sending you our newsletter.

Combined Federal Campaign
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the largest workplace giving campaign in the U.S. which allows federal employees to support nonprofit organizations through either a one-time gift or a payroll deduction. If you are a federal employee, please consider participating in the next fund drive. To support the Fossey Fund through the CFC, please enter CFC code number 11249 on your pledge card during your workplace campaign. You will find us in your campaign brochure under Wild Animals Worldwide.The Fossey Fund also participates in state and local campaigns. Check to see if we are listed in your workplace campaign.

Make a Gift of Stock
By transferring appreciated stock or securities to the Fossey Fund, you may be eligible for a tax deduction equal to full fair market value of the stock, avoiding the capital gains tax on the stock's increased value. Contact 1 (800) 851-0203 (Options #2) or e-mail us for more information at 2help@gorillafund.org.

Make a Gift Through Your Estate

Including the Fossey Fund in your will, giving a gift of life insurance or making any other planned gift, enables the Fossey Fund to plan for innovative future programs and weather the unexpected difficulties inherent in gorilla conservation.  Making a planned gift will include you in the Dian Fossey Legacy Society.  To alert us about your planned gift or to ask questions, call 1 (800) 851-0203 (Option #2) or  email 2help@gorillafund.org.  We recommend that you consult your attorney or tax advisor about how tax benefits may apply to your specific situation.

Or, explore Take Action to see all the ways that you can donate to save gorillas and help people.

It's fast and secure to make an online donation, but if you prefer to donate by phone, please call 1 (800) 851-0203 (Option #2) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern standard time or by mail to The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, 800 Cherokee Avenue, Atlanta, GA  30315.

Donations to the Fossey Fund, a 501(c)(3) charity, are tax-deductible in the United States to the fullest extent allowed by law. The Fossey Fund's tax identification number is: 52-1118866. 

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