Ways to Give
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General Operating Gifts
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Bequests: Including the Bulletin in your estate plans could help sustain the organization well beyond your lifetime. The Development Office can provide information about bequest gifts of cash, property transfers, or estate remainder percentages to be reviewed with your family and financial advisors.
Donors who are making contributions of $5,000 or more may direct their gifts to support the Bulletin's general operations or to focus on the Bulletin's content areas (nuclear weapons, climate change, nuclear energy, biosecurity, and the Doomsday Clock). Gifts are typically allocated within 12-24 months of receipt to strengthen the Bulletin's publishing and communications capacity or to enhance coverage and content distribution on a specific topic.
Additional guidance on directed giving, including recognition opportunities for major special purpose contributions, is available by contacting the Development Office. Donors can make a significant difference in our ability to recruit topflight authors, build out content, and boost distribution to increase the reach and impact of the material we publish.
The Bulletin welcomes contributions to two distinct endowments, which honor two individuals who were deeply involved in the Bulletin's origins and history:
- The Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship Endowment supports undergraduate fellowships to conduct research at the intersection of science, technology, and international security.
- The Ruth Adams Fund for emerging global security issues supports communications professionals—writers, web editors, and documentary film producers—who demonstrate the capacity to translate complex issues of peace and security into everyday language and images for the Bulletin.