In order to curb the spread of COVID-19, our office operations are currently remote. To avoid mail processing delays, please consider making your contribution online. You can also reach us directly at development [at] acludc [dot] org or 202-601-4274 to receive our wire transfer information, transfer stock, or make a planned gift.

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To join our Guardians of Liberty program, select “monthly” when making your gift.

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How to give by mail

Gifts mailed to us may be delayed by 3-4 weeks. Our address while we are remote is:
PO Box 96503
PMB 85739
Washington, DC 20090-6503

How to give by phone

To make your gift via phone, call National Donor Services at 212-549-2543.

Donor-Advised Funds

If you’re making a gift through a donor-advised fund, our EIN is 52-6070446 and our official name is American Civil Liberties Union of the District of Columbia Foundation. Contact your bank to initiate your gift.

To make a gift by wire/ACH, or to send a gift of stock, please email for instructions.

Planned Gifts

Making a gift to the ACLU through your will, retirement plan, or life insurance is a meaningful way to advance liberty and ensure that we’ll have the resources we need to fight for civil liberties in the future, as we have for more than 100 years. To learn more about planned giving opportunities, visit this page, and reach out to to have a conversation about how to leave a legacy through a planned gift.

Employer matching gifts

You may be able to double or even triple your gift’s impact by having it matched by your employer. Many employers have matching gift programs – reach out to your human resources department or your supervisor to find out if your employer offers this.

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