How can I donate to the National Geographic Society?

The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit organization that relies on the generous contributions of individuals. All donations support National Geographic's core programs, including scientific expeditions, education initiatives, public programs, and the exploration behind stories in National Geographic magazines, on the National Geographic Channels, and other media. Through our work, we help others learn and care about our world, and take action to protect it. Your donation helps us expand our efforts to fund the world's top and emerging scientists, explorers, photographers, and storytellers to discover long-sought answers about our past and solutions to guide our future. 

If you have any questions about making a donation, please call us at 844-300-2380 or email us at If you'd like to make a donation by mail, gifts can be sent to this address: National Geographic, c/o Development Office, 1145 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036.

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