Two Ways to Donate Online

Use the DONATE via Paypal button to use your credit card without having to log in or to use your Paypal account.
Use the DONATE via ASALH  Online button to login and use your credit card.




As a non-profit organization with 501(C)(3) status, ASALH depends largely on the public to fund its activities. Your contribution is tax deductible and can be made to support any activity of your choosing, including general operations.

Other Giving Options

Estate Planning – There are a number of planned giving options that can help you realize your own philanthropic goals while ensuring the future financial stability of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Planned gifts benefit ASALH and provide you, the donor, with an opportunity to create a lasting legacy for future generations while maximizing the tax benefits of a donation. Your planned gift can help ensure that ASALH will continue Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s legacy to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community. Please contact Sylvia Cyrus, Executive Director by email at or by phone at 202-238-5910 for more information about making a planned gift to ASALH or to notify us that you have already included the ASALH in your estate plans.

Combined Federal Campaign – You may support ASALH through the CFC. Our CFC number is 12541.

Donate Offline – You may donate via regular mail using one of the below pledge forms, either for individuals or for ASALH branches.

Pledge form for individuals

Pledge form for branches



The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (EIN: 53-0219640) is a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) organization. Contributions to ASALH are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.