Become a Sustaining Chestnut Member

Through a single transaction, your monthly gift gives you the benefits of uninterrupted membership to TACF, including our award-winning magazine, Chestnut and membership in your state’s chapter.

Donate today to help rectify one of the worst ecological disasters of the 20th Century. When you make a tax-deductible donation to The American Chestnut Foundation, you are supporting the most effective solutions to return this iconic species to our environment.

With your sustained gift, we are able to provide funding for these and other projects:

  • Traditional breeding with hybridization
  • Genomic selection
  • Biotechnology
  • Regional breeding with American chestnut germplasm conservation
  • Major pests and diseases affecting forest ecosystems, such as Phytophthora root rot
  • Reforestation and silvicultural projects

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  • The minimum one time donation amount is $50.00
  • The minimum monthly donation amount is $10.00

About your donation

Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Your online donation helps support ongoing research to develop a blight-resistant American Chestnut tree to reintroduce within its native range along the eastern United States.

You can also make a donation by mail. Send check or money order to:

The American Chestnut Foundation
50 North Merrimon Avenue, Suite 115
Asheville, NC 28804

*We can only accept direct donations from people located in the United States or Canada. If you are located outside the U.S. or Canada, you can make a donation through Network for Good.

TACF is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our donation process is fully encrypted to ensure all personal and financial information is kept safe & secure.