Over the past several weeks, we have each received hundreds of emails announcing Black Friday Specials, Small Business Saturday Incentives and Cyber Monday Deals, but we receive far fewer advertisements for a day when we can truly make a difference: Giving Tuesday!
This Giving Tuesday, and throughout the year, your generosity opens new doors for current and future animal scientists, enriching 🐷 🐂 🐶 🐴 🐑 🐓 and human health and well-being. While giving back to your “🏠 society,” you are also paying it forward to foster innovators and innovation in 🐷 🐂 🐶 🐴 🐑 🐓 science.
The ASAS Foundation supports animal scientists through all stages of their careers, from students to retirees! Thanks to your generosity, the ASAS Foundation can provide student travel scholarships, internships, career achievement awards, exceptional lectures and symposia, and much more!
This year, the ASAS Foundation celebrates our 25th Anniversary! Thanks to the generosity of our members, friends, and corporate partners, look what we have accomplished:
In addition, the ASAS Foundation enhances Annual Meeting, supports student competitions, and more!
From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!
Signature ASAS Foundation Funds:
· The Legacy Fund:This fund is dedicated to supporting our highest priorities. Funds may be used for, but not limited to, student travel scholarships, student competitions, graduate student achievement awards, D.C. interns, enhancing and expanding excellence in animal science programming and increasing the number of members recognized for their transformational work in animal science. In addition, this fund supports diversity, equity and inclusion work, Animal Frontiers, supporting the National Meeting, and foundation management of these initiatives.
· Students and Young Animal Scientists Opportunities Fund: This fund is dedicated to supporting our graduate students and young animal scientists, ensuring our commitment to their current and future success. Support will include, but is not limited to, student travel scholarships, student competitions, graduate student achievement awards, D.C. agriculture interns, and foundation management of these initiatives.
· Excellence in Animal Science Advancement Fund: This fund is committed to enhancing and expanding excellence in animal science programming and increasing the number of members recognized for their transformational work in animal science. Support will include, but is not limited to, increasing the number of ASAS members recognized through an award for their transformational work, securing distinguished lectures and renowned symposia for sectional, annual, and international meetings, and foundation management of these initiatives.
With more than 30 ASAS Foundation funds to choose from, visit ASAS Foundation Funds to find a fund that supports a cause that is meaningful to you. Contributions are accepted online, or you may mail a check payable to American Society of Animal Science to ASAS Foundation, PO Box 7410, Champaign, IL 61826-7410. For information on more ways to give, such as with gifts of securities or an IRA's QCD, please visit here and select the Ways To Give option.
The ASAS Foundation has many ways to give and, throughout the course of a year, provides direct support to members of the American Society of Animal Science. The ASAS Foundation ensures student travel, internships, international engagement, publication, awards, and the highest quality scientific programming.