If you have an interest in strengthening the future of the physics community, then we invite you to join the American Physical Society’s (APS) Legacy Circle. The APS Legacy Circle acknowledges forward-thinking members and friends who reinforce the Society’s mission through financial and estate planning. Your generous gift will help fund initiatives that make a positive impact in the lives of researchers, educators, students, and the general public.
Benefits of Joining the APS Legacy Circle:
Acknowledgment in both the APS Annual Report and APS Legacy Circle list of honorees
Ability to specify how your donation will be allocated within APS
Significant tax breaks and deductions in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code and regulations
Deferral of gift until after your lifetime, depending on type of gift
Already Planning to Give to APS?
You may choose a specific campaign or program, or donate to the Unrestricted Fund to help initiatives where the need is greatest. In all cases, these gifts are carefully managed by APS.
Please contact us to learn more about the APS Legacy Circle, initiate the process of making a planned gift, or inform us that you have included APS in your plans. Thank you in advance for considering the American Physical Society.
APS Legacy Circle Honorees
The APS Legacy Circle recognizes donors who support the Society’s mission through planned giving. By including APS in their estate plans, these forward-thinking individuals create an enduring legacy that will benefit researchers, educators, students, and the general public.
We sincerely thank the following members and friends for helping to sustain a bright future for the scientific community. Those in bold are bequests that have been realized.
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- Charlotte Marie Anderson—Carl E. Anderson Division of Laser Science Dissertation Award
- Jean Dickey Apker—LeRoy Apker Award
- Robert Bachrach
- Esther Hoffman Beller—Beller Lectureship
- M. Hildred Blewett—M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship
- Bert Brown
- Mary and Rudolph Chope
- C. Stewart Gillmor
- Frances Hellman and Warren Breslau
- Theodore W. Hodapp
- Jay Jones
- Kevin Kase and Mori Wilner
- Ken and Paula Krane
- Beatrice Lilienfeld—Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize
- Suha Oguz and Leslie J. Lord
- Erol and Julianne S. Oktay
- John J. Rehr
- Myriam P. Sarachik
- Cherrill Spencer
- Robert Stanek
- Aleksandar Svager
- David Sward
- George O. Zimmerman and Isa Kaftal Zimmerman