SOLAS’ mission is dedicated to research and education. As such, the organization creates and supports programs that target those aims. As a non-profit organization, SOLAS calls upon its members and those interested in the lateral approach to consider making tax-deductible donations to help fulfill our mission.

How you can make a difference:

  • Donate to the Annual Fund –  Supporting the Future – The Annual Supporting the Future Campaign encourages SOLAS members to donate to programs that interest them the most be it research, the Young Investigator Awards, or Traveling Fellowships. Donors are acknowledged in the Annual Meeting Program Book, as well as online, by level of support. Consider making your annual gift today!
    • $2,500+ – President’s Circle
    • $1,000 - $2,499 – Director’s Club
    • $500 - $999 – Donor’s Club
  • Honor Your MentorPay tribute to those have made a difference in your career by donating to SOLAS in their honor. A note card will be sent to your mentor acknowledging your gift. Donors and mentors are recognized on the SOLAS website and in the Annual Meeting Program Book.
  • Major Giving SOLAS graciously accepts donations in the form cash, stocks, bonds and real property. As a donor, SOLAS provides you the opportunity to direct how your donations, regardless of size or value, will be utilized. To learn more about this option please contact Tom Purcell, [email protected], for more information.
  • Make SOLAS the Beneficiary of a Life Insurance PolicyNaming SOLAS as a beneficiary on an insurance policy is an easy way to make an impact on lateral approach research and education. To learn more about this option please contact Tom Purcell, [email protected], for more information.
  • Provide for SOLAS in your Will or Trust – Naming SOLAS in your will or trust, can be done with a simple codicil, but serious consideration should be given prior to making such a gift. To ensure your intentions are properly carried out, SOLAS strongly urges you to contact Tom Purcell, [email protected], as well as consult your spouse, tax advisors and attorneys.

If you are interested in making a donation, please contact [email protected]. Thank you for your support!