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At Brookings, we produce rigorous, independent research to help inform sound public policy. Your gift helps support Brookings publications, events, videos, and podcasts, which are accessible to all free of charge.

  • Research: Brookings is a trusted resource for data-driven research and expert analysis. Our credibility and expertise have made Brookings the most cited think tank in the world.
  • Reach: Our scholars work with a broad range of stakeholders at the local, national, and global levels, seeking policy solutions that improve people’s lives.
  • Results: Brookings’ scholarship helps inform priorities, improve policies, and inspire real change in the United States and around the globe.

Your contribution helps support our extensive collection of research and analysis and ensures that Brookings publications and events remain free of charge and accessible to all.

Brookings is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization, and all contributions are fully deductible within the limits of the law. Contact the Brookings Development Office at (202) 797-6220 or development@brookings.edu to learn more. View disclosures.

Other Ways to Give

  • Donate by check

    Checks can be made out to Brookings Institution and mailed to:

    Tamara O’Neil
    Vice President and Chief Development Officer
    The Brookings Institution
    1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW
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  • Donate by phone or wire

    You can make your contribution to Brookings by wiring your gift directly to Wells Fargo:

    The Brookings Institution
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    Should you have any questions, please contact Stacy Schroeder, Associate Director of Development Services, at (202) 797-6187.

  • Donate appreciated securities

    You may be able to enjoy tax benefits by giving Brookings a gift of long-term appreciated marketable securities, which can be easily done through an electronic transfer. For the specific information you or your broker needs to accomplish this, please contact the Development Office at (202) 797-6220 or development@brookings.edu.

  • Matching gifts

    Many employers will match their employees’ charitable contributions, doubling the impact of your gift. We will be happy to assist with any paperwork or other requirements you may need to take advantage of your company’s program. Please contact your company’s human resources department for more information on how to request a matching gift.

  • Planned gifts

    It is easy to arrange a gift to Brookings through your will or revocable living trust, or through a beneficiary provision in your individual retirement plan or life insurance policy. Many estate provisions enable you to retain full control and use of your assets during your lifetime and can be changed at any time. These gifts may also reduce any applicable estate taxes. Learn more about the Isabel January Society.