Giving to the AOU
The AOU's ability to conduct the many activities described elsewhere on this website is greatly enhanced by annual donations and endowment gifts to provide support in perpetuity. We invite those for whom AOU has played a role in career development, and anyone else interested in furthering the science and profession of ornithology, to make donations to ensure AOU's future.
Please mail your donation check, payable to American Ornithologists’ Union, to:
American Ornithologists’ Union
5400 Bosque Blvd. Suite 680
Waco, TX 76710
To donate online with a credit card, simply click on the PayPal button below:
If you wish to make a donation of stocks, please contact the AOU Executive Director, Scott Gillihan ( or 505-326-1579).
The AOU is a 501(c)(3) organization, and donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
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