Give a rare summer research experience. Help undergraduates defy odds to pursue their passion for chemistry. Introduce the wonders of science to a classroom. Simply select the program to support and the entire tax-deductible donation goes to the students or teachers you want to assist.  

Browse the gallery of student and teacher stories to see how your donation makes a difference.

High School Students

Project SEED

Give bright, economically disadvantaged high school students paid summer internships in research labs working with volunteer scientist mentors.


ACS Scholars Program

Provide financial assistance, mentoring, and networking to talented students from groups that are underrepresented in the chemical sciences.


Advancing Chemistry Teaching (ACT)

Offer a teacher the latest tools to increase scientific literacy and inspire the next generation of scientists.

ACS is designated as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contribution to the American Chemical Society is tax-deductible. Our Federal Tax ID Number is 53-0196572.

Progress Report  

2014 Progress Report (pdf)

Robert Langer and Keith Reed video link
Robert Langer and Keith Reed share their support of the ACS Scholars Program. (1:01)

Where Are They Now?

Read C&EN profiles of ACS Scholars as part of the program's 20th anniversary celebration.

Contact Us

Contact the Development Office if you would like more information about supporting these or other programs.

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