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Annual Fund

What is the Annual Fund?

It is a pool of unrestricted funds from individuals, corporations, and foundations that support the general operating budget.
Read the 2012-2013 Annual Appeal Letter

View the Value of Membership enclosure from the 2011-2012 Annual Appeal Letter
Make a secure online donation

An annual fund campaign letter is mailed to members in November of each year. The annual fund campaign runs through the end of the fiscal year, March 31.

How can individuals contribute to the Annual Fund?

Individual donations currently represent over 30% of The Herb Society of America Annual Fund goal, making individuals vital and valued donors. All gifts to the Annual Fund, no matter the size, are deeply appreciated. Ask your employer about matching gift programs, to maximize the value of your contribution.

The Annual Fund Campaign starts November 1, 2012 and runs through March 31, 2013, donations received during this time are considered to be part of the Annual Fund unless designated for another purpose by the donor. Additional donations are accepted at any time throughout the year.

Donations are tax deductible within the United States. Donations are acknowledged with a letter from the headquarters office unless the donor chooses not to have an acknowledgement sent.

Giving Opportunities:

Benefactor ($25,000 +)

  • Leadership ($10,000 - $24,999)
  • Director's Circle ($5,000 - $9,999)
  • Patron ($1,000 - $4,999)
  • Partners ($500 - $999)
  • Supporters ($250 - $499)
  • Donors ($1 - $249)

For more information on individual support of the Annual Fund and how to ensure HSA continues to provide education opportunities for future generations, please contact the Executive Director at director@herbsociety.org or phone 440-256-0514.