Giving at the NAE

Private support enhances our capacity to be a public voice for engineering.

  • Radka Z. Nebesky
    Director of Development
    National Academy of Engineering
    2101 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC 20418

Ways to Give

Your generosity allows the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) to proactively address the critical issues and challenges facing our nation. The NAE invites you to consider the variety of ways available to support its mission and choose what is right for you.


  • Secure online gifts made with your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or discover are the most efficient way to give to the NAE.

Mail or Phone

  • Our printable donation form offers an easy way to mail, e-mail or fax your contribution. Checks made payable to the "National Academy of Engineering Fund" should be mailed to our secure offsite processing center at:

National Academy of Engineering
Office of Development
P.O. Box 936138
Atlanta, GA 31193-6135

  • To make your gift via telephone, please call the Office of Development at 202.334.2431 and be ready to provide the information requested on the donation form. 

Planned Gifts

  • Your planned gift to the NAE, often in the form of a simple bequest, represents your current commitment to our nation's long-term future. We encourage you to explore our planned giving site today.

Workplace Giving

  • Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) - Federal employees can support the NAE through the CFC starting October 2 - January 12, 2018. Simply enter CFC #39601 on your pledge card and return it to your campaign coordinator. We are proud to be a part of this meaningful workplace giving campaign. Learn more about the CFC here
  • Matching Gifts - Did you know that your gift may be eligible for matching dollars if a corporation or foundation with a matching gift program employs you or a family member? This is a fantastic and easy way to double or even triple your donation! Enhance the impact of your gift by contacting your current/previous employer, or that of a family member, and inquire whether there is a matching gift program. All matching gift forms can be mailed with your gift to the NAE. 

Stock Gifts

  • A gift of long-term appreciated stock (held for more than one year) allows you to avoid capital gains tax. When itemizing your deductions, you can deduct the fair market value of the stock. If you choose this option, please submit a completed stock gift form and contact us at 202.334.2431 so that we can accurately credit your contribution.

Tax Information

The NAE's independent assets and operating funds are held in the National Academy of Engineering Fund (NAEF), a tax-exempt corporation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. NAEF was created to support the mission and goals of the NAE. Gifts and grants to the NAE/NAEF are tax-deductible. The NAEF tax identification number is 23-7284092.

Donor's Bill of Rights

The NAE proudly adheres to a Donor's Bill of Rights, allowing you to have complete confidence that as a donor to the NAE, your wishes will always be respected.