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  • The minimum one time donation amount is $5.00
  • 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-tolerant 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.

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 transgenic tree research
  • Regional breeding with American chestnut germplasm conservation
  • Other major pests and diseases affecting forest ecosystems, such as Phytophthora root rot
  • Silvicultural and reforestation projects

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