Support Kew from the USA
Plant science is the key to understanding all life on our planet and Kew holds the world’s greatest concentration of knowledge about plants. Kew works globally to reduce the extent and impact of climate change, to rescue species and habitats from destruction, and we urgently need your help.
Behind the scenes of their beautiful botanic gardens, Kew undertakes a huge range of innovative science and conservation work. Over the past 250 years, Kew has developed as a global hub for botanic research and collections. The Herbarium is the centre of an information network that brings together botanists and mycologists from around the world, and houses over seven million specimens.
Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank Project is world’s largest global conservation project. By 2010, seeds from 10% of the world’s plant species were banked, including the rarest, most threatened and most useful species known. The second phase of this project focuses on combating threats to human wellbeing by safeguarding wild plant diversity and enabling its sustainable use.
The American Society for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (AMSOC) was established in 1992 as a not-for-profit organization whose principle purpose is to raise awareness and financial support in the USA for the vital work of Kew. AMSOC is a tax-exempt charitable organisation with 501(c)(3) status and is eligible to receive tax deductible charitable contributions within the limits prescribed by law.
Our American Society welcomes support from individuals, foundations and corporations in the USA. For more information about the American Society and our work, please contact
Tel: +44 (0)20 8332 3220
How to donate
To make a donation, please make your check payable to The American Society for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and send it to:
American Society for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
c/o Chapel and York Ltd.
1000 N West Street, Suite 1200
Wilmington, DE 19801
In conformance with IRS guidelines, the American Society for the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew does not accept contributions that are earmarked or required to be distributed to RBG Kew or any other organization. The Directors of the American Society for the RBG Kew have complete discretion and control over the ultimate disposition of any contributions received by the organization. While donors may suggest that their gifts be used for a specific purpose, these requests are non-binding. This ensures that gifts made to the American Society for RBG Kew are tax-deductible and that the American Society for RBG Kew fulfils its duties and obligations as a U.S. tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Code.