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    you play a vital role

    Thank you for your interest in supporting Post Carbon Institute. Your tax-deductible contribution to Post Carbon Institute plays a vital role in building a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable future—for all.

    You support the creation of original, challenging, and compelling responses to the most pressing predicaments emerging from the economic, environmental, and energy crises. You help ensure that our communities can thrive responsibly, so our planet can nurture life abundantly.

    donate by mail

    Alternatively, you can mail a check to:

    Post Carbon Institute
    613 4th Street, Suite 208
    Santa Rosa, CA 95404

    At Post Carbon Institute, our ideas come from independent minds like yours, and our experience derives from communities made up of people like you—from across the globe, and bound together by a common commitment to a more sustainable future. Post Carbon Institute is not affiliated with any government, corporate interest, religion, ideology, or political party.

    other ways to give

    Honor Someone Special
    Give the gift of the future! What better way to express support, respect, gratitude, and love for a special person than through a commitment to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world? Your contribution will be recognized with an appreciation sent to your honoree, from both you and Post Carbon Institute.

    Create a Legacy
    Find that perfect balance between meeting your personal financial objectives and contributing meaningfully to a better world for all. Managing your finances more resiliently can include giving generously to Post Carbon Institute and creating a sustainable future for you and your loved ones.

    Give Stocks, Bonds, or Annuities
    Gifts to Post Carbon Institute in the form of stocks, bonds, or mutual funds appreciated in value--as well as closely held private stock (an option not often considered, but attractive in many cases)--may be especially attractive under the current tax laws.

    Enroll Your Friends
    Email us the names and e-mail addresses of people you believe are ready to support a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world. We'll let them know you recommended them, and send them copies of our newsletter and other information.

    Enlist Your Employer
    Many employers will match your donations to Post Carbon Institute dollar-for-dollar including monthly pledges.

    questions? need encouragement?

    Contact Ken White, Development Director
    707-823-8700, ext. 110
    email ken

    details and legalisms

    Online donations can be made with a credit card or via PayPal (you do not have to have a PayPal account to make a donation) at our donation page. Please provide a full address so that your donation receipt will be accurate. Post Carbon Institute values your privacy and takes every precaution to protect your personal information.

    Post Carbon Institute is the "dba" name of Metafoundation, a non-profit organization incorporated in the state of Oregon. We have IRS 501(c)3 tax-exempt status—all contributions are tax-deductible in the United States to the extent permitted by law. Donations can be made out to either "Metafoundation" or "Post Carbon Institute." Our Federal Tax ID number is 65-1208462.