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APA General Fund » Donate Online

Donations to the APA general fund go to support the APA's activities, including meetings, member services, publications, advocacy, and more.

Endowment Fund » Donate Online

The APA's endowment fund helps ensure the association will continue supporting philosophy and philosophers long into the future. Our endowment supports new projects, protects the APA when crises occur, and provides a strong foundation for the APA's work.

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Fund for Diversity and Inclusiveness » Donate Online

This fund supports efforts to make philosophy as a field more diverse and inclusive from the major to the professoriate. Funds will go to projects that will have a demonstrable impact on the representation of and climate for women, people of color, LGBT people, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups in philosophy, with special focus on seeding new and innovative projects.

Berry Fund for Public Philosophy » Donate Online

The Berry Fund supports the work of the APA's committee on public philosophy, whose goal is to find and create opportunities to demonstrate the personal value and social usefulness of philosophy.

Teaching Fund » Donate Online

The teaching fund provides support for philosophy teaching initiatives and programs.

Committee on the Status of Women Challenge Fund » Donate Online 

Launched on International Women's Day 2014, this campaign by the APA's Committee on the Status of Women aims to raise $10,000 to support CSW programs! ORIGINAL GOAL REACHED ON MAY 16, 2014! NEW STRETCH GOAL: $15,000

Fund for Assistance to Overseas Philosophers » Donate Online

The fund for assistance to overseas philosophers provides complimentary membership in the APA to philosophers residing in countries in which currency restrictions or other economic conditions present obstacles to APA membership.

Quinn Prize » Donate Online

The Quinn Prize, in honor of Philip L. Quinn, is awarded annually in recognition of service to philosophy and philosophers, broadly construed. The winner receives $2,500 and an engraved plaque.

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Article & Book Prize » Donate Online

Each year, the APA alternates between awards a prize to the best article (even years) or book (odd years) published by a younger scholar in the prior two years.

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Essay Prize in Latin American Thought » Donate Online

The APA board of officers and the committee on Hispanics sponsor this annual prize to encourage fruitful work in Latin American thought.

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Travel Assistance Fund for Philosophers of Color » Donate Online 

FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE: We met our initial goal of $5,000 in donations in just two weeks! We've now set a stretch goal of $10,000. Please continue to give to this important fund! This fund exists to subsidize travel for philosophers of color who would otherwise find it challenging to participate in APA meetings.

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Baumgardt Memorial Fellowship Fund » Donate Online

The Baumgardt fellowship is for the support and dissemination of research in the field of ethics.

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Berger Memorial Prize Fund » Donate Online

The Berger prize is awarded to an outstanding published article in philosophy of law.

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Frank Chapman Sharp Memorial Prize Fund » Donate Online

The Frank Chapman Sharp prize is awarded to the best unpublished essay or monograph on the philosophy of war and peace.

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Jean Hampton Prize Fund » Donate Online

The Jean Hampton prize is awarded to a philosopher at a junior career stage whose paper is accepted for the Pacific Division meeting.

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Romanell Lecture Fund » Donate Online

The Patrick Romanell lecture is presented annually at a divisional meeting of the APA on the topic of philosophical naturalism.

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Allison Lecture in the History of Modern Philosophy Fund » Donate Online

Details are forthcoming.

Prize for Teaching Excellence in Philosophy » Donate Online 

The Prize for Teaching Excellence in Philosophy recognizes a philosophy teacher who has had an outstanding impact on the student learning of philosophy in undergraduate and/or pre-college settings.

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Ernest Sosa Prize & Fellowship » Donate Online

This fund supports the Ernest Sosa Prize and the Ernest Sosa Fellowship, which honor substantial achievement in epistemology.

Nicholas Rescher Prize » Donate Online

The Nicholas Rescher Prize for Systematic Metaphysics is established in honor of Nicholas Rescher to recognize substantial achievement in systematic metaphysics, broadly construed.

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