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Donations in addition to or separate from membership dues

Donations will be gratefully accepted and may be tax-deductible for the donor. The IOU is a public tax-exempt charitable organization under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c) (3) of the United States, but tax regulations may vary among countries. Donors will receive a personal letter of thanks by the IOU president and will be acknowledged on the IOU web page (donors may request anonymity).

Donations may be made through credit cards or bank transfers. For donations of appreciated stocks (securities) to take advantage of tax regulations, please contact the IOU President or the IOU Treasurer. For donations in memory of someone or to establish an endowment, please contact the IOU President.