Make a Gift
The mission of the Transportation Research Board is to provide leadership in transportation innovation and progress through research and information exchange, conducted within a setting that is objective, interdisciplinary, and multimodal. Now you can contribute toTRB’s mission while still preserving your assets for retirement and providing for your family. Your gift may be designated for general support of TRB’s mission, or to support specific TRB programs or activities. Some examples include:
Providing fellowships for young people and other targeted groups to travel to participate in TRB meetings and activities
Contributing to a fund to begin addressing new & emerging transportation issues
Establishing an endowment fund to support self-initiated TRB policy studies
Establishing a special program, such as a Leadership Development Program in Transportation Research
Funding the National Academies’ Mirzayan Fellows program or other fellowships for short-term internships at TRB
Supporting the existing TRB Minority Student Fellows Program
Ways to Give
Secure online gifts made with your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover are the most efficient way to give to the institution and/or program of your choice.
Our printable donation form provides an easy way to mail or fax your gift. To make your gift via telephone, please be ready to provide the information on the donation form and then call the Development Office at (202) 334-2431.
Gifts such as bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, and retirement plans represent your current commitment to our nation's long-term future. Explore our planned giving program today.
Giving at work is a simple and effective way to contribute to the advancement of science, technology, and medicine.
Matching Gifts - Did you know your gift may be eligible for matching dollars if a corporation or foundation with a matching gifts program employs you or a family member? Often, retirees and directors qualify for this benefit as well. This is a fantastic way to double or even triple your donation!
A gift of long-term appreciated stock (more than one year) allows you to avoid capital gains tax. When itemizing your deductions, you can deduct the fair market value of the stock. If you choose this option, please complete and submit one of our stock gift forms and contact us at (202) 334-2431 so that we can accurately credit your contribution.
Gifts and grants are tax-deductible when made to the National Academy of Sciences, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which includes the National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Medicine. The NAS tax identification number is 53-0196932. For your reference, a copy of our 501(c)(3) Tax Determination Letter is available to download.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine proudly adhere to a Donor Bill of Rights,
allowing you as our donor, to have complete confidence that your wishes will be respected.