Ways to Support the ACLU of Virginia

Without you, there is no ACLU-VA. Thank you for supporting us in our work to guard our liberties and champion civil rights and for your generous support and advocacy to bring about positive change across the Commonwealth. Here's how you can support our work.

Join the ACLU

To become a member of the ACLU or renew your membership, please visit our membership page.

Make a tax-deductible gift to our Foundation

To make a tax-deductible gift, please visit our ACLU Foundation of Virginia donation page.

Mail a check

If you plan to mail a check, our address is:

ACLU Foundation of Virginia
701 East Franklin Street, Suite 1412
Richmond, VA 23219.

Please make your check payable to “ACLU of Virginia” (non tax-deductible membership contribution) or “ACLU Foundation of Virginia” (tax-deductible contribution).  

Make a distribution through your donor advised fund

The ACLU Foundation of Virginia is a 501c3 organization that can receive contributions from donor advised funds. Our tax ID# is 52-1283242.

Contribute stock

If you would like to make a tax-deductible gift of securities to our charitable Foundation, instruct your broker to transfer stock to the ACLU Foundation of Virginia through our broker, Davenport & Company, LLC:

DTC Number: 0443
Account Name: ACLU Foundation of Virginia
Account Number: DA4003657
Firm Name: Pershing/Davenport, LLC

Because electronic transfers are made without identifying the donor, please alert us in advance about the stock and the number of shares you plan to give or instruct your broker to do so. You may do so by emailing aaronovici@acluva.org with the subject line, "Stock Donation"

Make a gift through your IRA

Contact the financial institution that holds your IRA about how to instruct them to make a direct charitable transfer.  You may instruct them to make a distribution to American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Virginia, 701 E. Franklin Street, Ste. 1412, Richmond, VA 23219 Tax ID# 52-1283242.         

Matching Gifts         

Maximize your gift by contacting your employer to determine if a corporate matching gift program is available.

Become a Guardian of Liberty          

To become a monthly donor, please visit our Guardian of Liberty page to set up a recurring gift.

Plan a Legacy Gift

Providing for a future gift to the ACLU of Virginia can be an opportunity to advance the values that have been most important to you in your life. You can continue the fight for justice, equality, and fairness for future generations. The ACLU offers numerous opportunities for planned giving including designating the ACLU as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy. Click here to learn more about gift planning with the ACLU, or contact our contact our Development Team at 804-523-2158.