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Frequently Asked Questions About Giving to ASI

Is my gift tax deductible?

Yes, ASI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization and gifts are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Is a portion of my membership tax deductible?

Depending on the level of your membership, a part of your annual ASI membership may be tax deductible. 

How do I opt out of membership benefits to allow my gift to have a deeper impact?

If you would like to opt out of upper level membership benefits, please indicate on your membership form prior to returning your information to ASI, or contact the membership office at 612-870-3349.

Can I be a member and make an annual donation?

Yes! ASI relies greatly on charitable contributions of all kinds and all levels. Please consider an annual gift of any size in addition to your membership!

My employer offers a charitable giving match. Can I match my gift?

ASI qualifies for nearly all employee charitable giving match programs. Please check with your employer for more details.

Can I make a gift in honor or in memory of a friend or loved one?

Yes! Please include a note with your gift letting us know that you would like to recognize someone. We will publish a notice of your gift in our newsletter, Posten.

I would like to include ASI in my estate plans. Where do I start?

Please contact Christy Stolpestad, Director of Development, at 612-870-3354 or to learn more. Donors who have made a commitment to ASI in their estate plans are recognized with membership in the Heritage Society.

Where can I find ASI’s most recent Annual Report? 

Click here to download the 2012-2013 ASI Annual Report. For past Annual Reports and Institute Financial Statements and Independent Auditor Reports, please click here

Will ASI accept my donation of art, books, or other artifacts?

ASI is very restricted in what we are able to accept for donations at this time. Learn more about ASI’s Collections Management policy.