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Why Donate to SIAM

Your donation helps SIAM carry out our mission to advance the application of mathematics to science and industry and to promote research in applied mathematics and computational science. SIAM is dedicated to serving this mission worldwide and to ensuring the health of our discipline. Through our donation options, you are free to designate your gift to a specific SIAM program or give to our general fund.

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What You Can Support

SIAM Tax ID (EIN) number: 231496016

Unrestricted General Contribution

Providing general support for the mission and work of SIAM to the benefit of our membership and the global applied mathematics community. SIAM works tirelessly to foster the development of applied mathematical and computational methodologies needed in various application areas to solve real-world problems through publications, research, and community.

James Crowley Fund for Student Support

To honor the 2020 retirement marking the distinguished 25-year career of Dr. James Crowley as SIAM Executive Director, the SIAM Board has established this fund to raise support for applied mathematics students. This fund will provide support for initiatives such as: SIAM Student Chapters and their important role in encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration and networking of students and faculty; student prizes; SIAM career fairs; scholarship opportunities; new student programming; and other student needs. Learn more.

Math Modeling Teacher Support Fund

Provides support to teachers who want to bring math modeling learning and experience to their students. This fund was established in honor of Michelle Montgomery, founding Program Director of SIAM’s Math Modeling Challenge program, upon her retirement.

SIAM Postdoctoral Support Fund

This fund provides financial support for postdoctoral scholars to receive needed mentoring and collaboration opportunities that enable successful career advancement via the SIAM Postdoctoral Support Program. This fund was established with a generous gift from Drs. Martin Golubitsky and Barbara Keyfitz.

Student Travel Fund

SIAM Student Travel Awards are here to help students gain the experience and exposure that comes from attending and presenting at SIAM Conferences. Travel awards are intended to help students defray costs of their attendance, like travel and registration fees, which may be restrictive to students. SIAM typically provides $250,000+ in student travel awards annually.

Ways to Give

Giving by Cash or Online
Giving by Cash or Online

Donate with your credit card or by mailing a check. Make your gift online.

Make checks payable to Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and send to our office at: 
SIAM Development 
3600 Market Street, 6th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Giving During Membership Renewal
Giving During Membership Renewal

Give when you renew! Simply check the “donate” box when you’re going through the online renewal process and make your donation while renewing your SIAM membership.

Stocks, Securities, Real Estate, or Other Assets
Stocks, Securities, Real Estate, or Other Assets

SIAM accepts donations in the form of stocks, securities, or other assets, like personal property and royalties. Contact our Development office to discuss the options available to you.

Planned Giving
Planned Giving

Estate gifts are important to SIAM because they help us look to the future, plan ahead, and be prepared to meet any unexpected challenges that may arise. You can include SIAM in your estate plans through bequests, IRA rollover gifts, designating SIAM as the beneficiary of your life insurance policies, trusts, and many other estate planning vehicles – learn more about planned giving here or contact our Development office.

Giving Societies
Giving Societies

SIAM has two recognition societies for donors who make contributions to SIAM. The Transformation Society recognizes donors who have included SIAM in their estate plans, while Young Friends of SIAM is a student and early career member philanthropy group aimed at encouraging younger members to learn about the value of philanthropy. Both groups receive periodic updates on their impact at SIAM, networking opportunities with like-minded peers, and opportunities to receive special recognition through a variety of channels.

Company Match
Company Match

Your employer may match your charitable giving to a non-profit organization, like SIAM. Talk to your employer about their matching gift policy today.