Ways to Give

Donate to help AOCS products and services

Become a Century Club Member

All donations made to the AOCS Foundation count towards your Century Club membership.

The minimum level for entry into the AOCS Foundation Century Club is a cumulative $100 donated to the Foundation in a given year. These donations can be in the form of donations marked on the membership renewal, year-end gifts or unsolicited donations made throughout the year.

Every donation makes a difference. If you are not ready to contribute at one of the levels below, you may also make a $25 donation.

Donate $25

Century Club Member – $100 Donation

Century Club Members receive the following:

    • Century Club Ribbon at the AOCS Annual Meeting.
    • Recognition on the Foundation website and in INFORM magazine.

Donate $100

Century Club Ruby Member– $200 Donation

Century Club Ruby Member receive the following:

  • Mentioned by name in the Annual Meeting Program.
  • Century Club Ribbon at the AOCS Annual Meeting, including a Ruby member lapel pin!
  • Recognition on the Foundation website and in INFORM magazine.

Donate $200

Century Club Sapphire Member– $400 Donation

Century Club Sapphire Member receive the following:

  • Mentioned by name in the Annual Meeting Program.
  • Century Club Ribbon at the AOCS Annual Meeting, including a Sapphire member lapel pin!
  • Recognition on the Foundation website and in INFORM magazine.

Donate $400

Century Club Emerald Member– $1,000 Donation

Century Club Emerald Member receive the following:

  • Honored at the AOCS Annual Meeting Business Meeting.
  • Mentioned by name in the Annual Meeting Program.
  • Century Club Ribbon at the AOCS Annual Meeting, including an Emerald member lapel pin!
  • Recognition on the Foundation website and in INFORM magazine.

Donate $1,000

Support Student Awards

The AOCS Foundation proudly supports the following awards.

Honored Student Award

This award consists of a certificate, travel allowance, complimentary lodging, and registration fee for the recipient to attend the AOCS Annual Meeting, where they will present an award lecture.

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Thomas H. Smouse Memorial Fellowship Award

This endowed award consists of a pair of inscribed bookends, a $10,000 stipend, $5,000 in research and travel funds, and an award lecture at the AOCS Annual Meeting.

Peter and Clare Kalustian Award

This endowed award consists of a certificate and a $1,000 scholarship.

Planned Giving

Make an impact on the continued success of AOCS.

There are many different ways to support AOCS. There are many factors to consider in planned giving, please check with your lawyer for the option that works best for you.

Your planned gift, even modest in size, can make a difference. By including AOCS Foundation in your estate planning, you will ensure future generations of professionals in the fats, oils, proteins, surfactants and related materials have the same success that past generations have achieved. 

Legal Name: AOCS Foundation

Tax ID Number: 37-1219904

Please contact Patrick Donnelly to discuss your gift.