Inform. Spark. Change.

For nearly one hundred years, The Century Foundation (TCF) has provided policymakers and practitioners with the nonpartisan, evidence-based research they need to make smart decisions and implement effective solutions. TCF informs discussions of the important issues of the day. TCF sparks creative approaches and new ways to address problems and opportunities. TCF helps to change what government does for the better.

Impacting Public Policy

Thanks to support from our generous contributors and key partners, TCF fellows are shining a light on today’s greatest challenges, offering insights and analyses that help to expand opportunities for all, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the effectiveness of the public sector.

Your support will allow us to engage in more opportunities to inform policy debates and advance evidence-based solutions—all with a commitment to advancing progressive ideas that benefit the public good. We welcome your support and offer many ways to donate.

Ways to Donate

  • Make a secure online donation. Click the “Donate Now” button at the top of this page. 
  • Send a check. To give by mail, please download and complete our Donation Form, and send it, along with your check made payable to The Century Foundation (TAX ID 13-1624235), to: The Century Foundation, ATTN: Development, One Whitehall Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10004
  • Contribute stocks or mutual funds, or donate via wire transfer. Please contact the Development Office at, and we will provide further instructions for you and your financial advisor.
  • Make a matching gift. Many businesses and foundations match the donations of their staff and trustees. This is a simple way to double or even triple your support of The Century Foundation. Check with your company’s community affairs or human resources office for the appropriate forms and follow the directions to initiate the match. Include your form with your donation to TCF, and we will notify you when your gift has been matched.

The Century Foundation is a nonprofit policy research organization. Donations to The Century Foundation are tax deductible as charitable contributions and will be disclosed to the IRS and may be disclosed to the public. The Century Foundation is a Massachusetts corporation, and our offices are located in New York and Washington, D.C. TCF’s federal ID number is 13-1624235. For more information on supporting TCF or if you have questions, please contact Gloria Ramón, Director of Development, at (212) 452-7799 or by e-mail at [email protected]