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Your Support Helps Restore a Species for Future Generations

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.

Your contribution is an investment in the future. There's nothing more important and visionary than planting a tree.

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 at:www.networkforgood.org

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  • The minimum one time donation amount is $5.00
  • The minimum monthly donation amount is $10.00

Where Does Your Money Go?

Your gift is extremely important to us because it provides the resources for the restoration of the American chestnut tree, reforestation and education projects within the U.S. Donations to The American Chestnut Foundation help fund projects such as:

  • Traditional breeding with hybridization;
  • Genomic selection;
  • Biotechnology and genetic modification;
  • Regional breeding with American chestnut germplasm conservation
  • Other major pests and diseases affecting forest ecosystems, such as Phytophthora root rot;
  • Silvicultural and reforestation projects

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.

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