Other Ways to Donate

Donate whichever way works best for you

Planned Giving

Planned giving with a will or trust secures support for AER and establishes an enduring legacy for the benefactor. (You will be redirected to an external website).

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Corporate Giving

AER provides a unique opportunity for businesses to support America’s Army. Because AER is the Army’s own nonprofit organization, corporate support goes directly to Soldiers and their families. Contact us to learn more.

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Donor Advised Fund

Donor advised funds provide donors with an opportunity to make tax-deductible contributions to the fund while advising what charities the fund should support. Click through to learn more about donor advised funds and how to add AER to your fund’s list of designated charities. (You will be redirected to an external website).

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Donation of Securities

Donating securities is easy and secure. Click through to learn more. 

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Peer-to-Peer Campaigns

Set up your own campaign event benefiting AER. Tell us more about a campaign you’d like to run and we’ll help make it happen. Click the link below to send us an email with your idea.

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Donations in Honor or Memoriam

Follow our online electronic donation process or mail us a check. We will send thank you notes to the donor(s), notification to the donation recipient, and share the name of donor(s) with the memorial service.

  • Name and address of donor(s)
  • Name and relationship of person(s) being honored or memorialized
  • Name and address of person(s) to receive notification of donation

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is my donation tax deductible?

    AER is a registered 501(c)(3) charity, which means your donation is tax deductible. Talk to your accountant for more information.

    AER’S Federal Employer Identification Number is 53-0196552.

  • Does AER receive federal funding?

    No. AER is a private non-profit 501(c)3 organization and does not receive federal funding.

  • Does AER participate in the Combined Federal Campaign?

    No. The Army hosts an annual AER fundraising campaign each year.

  • Does AER accept donations of clothing, furniture, vehicles, airline miles or care packages?

    No. Donations of vehicles can be made through other vendors and AER can be selected as the recipient of the value. Other military charities such as the Fisher House Foundation receive and process unused airline miles. Care packages can be organized through the U.S. Army’s Gifts to the Army Program.

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