Ways to Support API

Become a Donor

With your financial support the Alice Paul Institute pursues three primary goals:

  • preserve and maintain Paulsdale, Alice Paul’s family home, as an historical and community resource for future generations
  • offer educational, leadership development, and civic engagement events open to a diverse constituency
  • advocate for equality and the full ratification of the Equal Rights Act, which Alice Paul authored

Donors helped make the following outreach possible:

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Ways To Give

There are many ways in which you can be a donor. Below, learn about our donor platforms and find the one that fits you. Contact us today to begin supporting the Alice Paul Institute! 

Casual and One-Time Donors

You can make a significant impact with a one-time donation to the Alice Paul Institute. Your donation directly supports girls’ leadership programs and offers general operation support to API. Casual donations can be made via check by mail, credit card over the phone, or online through our safe and efficient Network For Good site.

Please mail donations made by check to:
Alice Paul Institute
Paige Salvador, Development Director
P.O. Box 1376
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054

To make a donation over the phone, please call 856-231-1885.

To make a donation online, please click the button below.

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Annual Appeal and PaceSetter Donors

As an annual appeal or PaceSetter donor you support the general operation and programs of the Alice Paul Institute throughout the year. You can make an impact with either a one-time or a recurring donation through check by mail, credit card over the phone or online through our Network For Good site.

Annual Appeal: API leads a robust series of Annual Appeal Campaigns that are ideal for non-recurring donations. Appeals are released four times per year through mail and email campaigns.

PaceSetter:  Interested in maximizing your gift over time? Become an Alice Paul PaceSetter with a recurring donation. Give automatically on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, or semiannual basis through our Network for Good site. An Alice Paul PaceSetter is an integral part of API’s capacity to plan for future programming and outreach.

All donors are recognized in API’s bi-monthly newsletter, Mosaic, unless anonymity is requested.

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api-lc-logoAlice Paul Leaders Circle

The Alice Paul Leaders Circle includes individuals who pledge an annual gift of $1000 or more in unrestricted funds. To date, the Leaders Circle has contributed more than $268,000 to support Alice Paul Institute programs and the maintenance of Paulsdale.

Join the Leaders Circle by pledging a donation now and pay in quarterly or monthly installments. However you decide to pay, your unrestricted gift of $1,000 or more will help to expand the Alice Paul Leadership Program into new communities, introduce new programs, maintain the restoration of Paulsdale for educational use, and enhance the ability of API’s staff to carry out the organization’s mission and vision for the future.

To become a member of API’s Leaders Circle, please contact Development Director Paige Salvador at psalvador@alicepaul.org or call 856-231-1885.

Alice Paul Legacy Society

Join the Alice Paul Legacy Society and support the Alice Paul Institute beyond your lifetime. If you share Alice Paul’s vision for full gender equality, you can support the cause by including a legacy gift in your will or by making API the beneficiary of your life insurance policy or requirement account. You can also choose to have your legacy gift support the general operation of API, or a particular aspect of our work that is particularly meaningful to you personally. Taking the step to do this now will ensure Paulsdale will remain a vital symbol of women’s history and a thriving center of leadership development for women and girls.

For more information on making a legacy gift to API, contact Executive Director Lucy Beard at lbeard@alicepaul.org or 856-231-1885.

Corporate Partners and Sponsors

As a non-profit and public institution, the Alice Paul Institute solicits corporate and business sponsorships for programs and events such as Paulsdale Uncorked, the Alice Paul Equality Awards, and many others. Corporate and business sponsors gain access to API’s social media networks where they receive public recognition for their financial support.

For more information on becoming a corporate partner or sponsor, contact Development Director Paige Salvador at psalvador@alicepaul.org or call 856-231-1885.

Community Partnerships

Community Partners often sponsor API’s special events, fundraisers, and educational programs. Perhaps your company can feature API programs in your employee newsletter, display API brochures in your place of business, or host a workplace presentation on Alice Paul’s work for women’s equality. API also welcomes corporate volunteers; volunteer opportunities range from hands-on projects, special events committee participation, and potential Board membership. Our Community Partnerships are promoted on all API’s web site and social media streams and can rent Paulsdale seven days a week for corporate events, retreats, business meetings, holiday parties, and other functions.

For more information regarding community partnerships, please contact Development Director Paige Salvador at psalvador@alicepaul.org or call 856-231-1885.

Employer Matching Gifts

You can increase your donation to API automatically if your company has a matching gift program. Employees can double, or in some cases triple, their gifts to non-profit organizations. Contact your Benefits Advisor to see if your gift to API is eligible for matching funds. Provide him/her with our Tax ID #: 22-2545683.

For more information on Employer Matching Gifts, please contact Development Director Paige Salvador at psalvador@alicepaul.org or call 856-231-1885.

Shop Online

Just go to iGive.com. It takes only a few minutes to provide your contact info, select the Alice Paul Institute as your designated charity, and download a reminder button. iGive will then donate a percentage of what you spend at hundreds of popular websites directly to API. You can designate Alice Paul Institute on Amazon Smile as well.  Both are quick, easy — and best of all, it’s FREE to you and provides essential funds to API.

Donate Your Car or Boat

 Have a car or boat you no longer want? Running or not, you can donate it to API and we will arrange to have it picked up, free of charge. Contact our partners at Donate for Charity by calling (866) 392-4483 or visit their web site at www.donateforcharity.com and choose the “Donate Now” option. We thank you in advance for choosing the Alice Paul Institute to receive the proceeds of your donation.

Third Party Events

Third Party Events are events created and hosted by you to raise awareness and gifts for API.  For example, you can host a fundraising party at your home and ask the guests to make a donation to API.  Ask that instead of birthday gifts, donations be made to API in honor of that birthday girl or boy.  Hold a bake sale or lemonade stand and donate proceeds to API.  Participate in an open 5K Run or Walk and ask your friends to sponsor you with a gift to API.  We will provide you with available support materials to make your event fantastic!

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