Become a Member, Renew or Give the Gift of Membership

The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) depends primarily upon its members to support research to develop a blight-resistant American chestnut tree. Over 5,000 members are helping to bring this important tree back from the brink of extinction.

All new members of TACF receive a welcome package including:

  • A welcome letter
  • A TACF car sticker
  • Latest edition of our award-winning Chestnut magazine

Additionally, all members receive:

  • A subscription to Chestnut magazine, published 3x/year
  • A TACF car sticker
  • Membership in one of our state chapters: AL, CT, GA, IN, KY, MA/RI, MD, ME, NC/SC, NY, OH, PA/NJ, TN, VA, VT/NH, WV
  • Access to expert advice on growing and caring for American chestnut trees
  • Opportunities to participate in local breeding and research activities
  • An invitation to TACF's Annual Fall Meeting

If you prefer to mail your donation, click here to download a printable membership form to send in with your gift.

All members that upgrade to a Seed Level Membership now have access to our intermediate blight-resistant seeds!

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  • 1-year membership begins at $40.00

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.