How to Donate


We seek donations for our seven programmes focusing on education, research and public outreach of the origin sciences. Africa boasts an unparalleled legacy of stories embedded in its rock – stories that teach us about the diversity of life, while at the same time reminding us that we all have a common African origin.

OPTIONS FOR MAKING A DONATION

Contact the PAST office at hq@pastafrica.co.za or at +27 (0)11 717 6668 if you wish to transfer funds electronically or by cheque.

PAYPAL

Please note that all PayPal transactions are in U.S. dollars.

TO RECEIVE TAX BENEFITS FROM YOUR DONATION

South African Taxpayers: PAST will issue you a Section 18A Tax Certificate. If your donation is made through PayPal, please provide the PAST office ( hq@pastafrica.co.za or 011 717 6668) with your email and postal addresses.
U.S. Taxpayers: To receive maximum tax benefits, United States taxpayers can be make their donation to PAST through the King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS), which is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
U.K. Taxpayers: To receive maximum tax benefits, United Kingdom taxpayers can make their donation to PAST through the Ubuntu Charitable Foundation. For details, please contact the PAST office (hq@pastafrica.co.za) or +27 (0)11 717 6668).

DONATIONS VIA KBFUS

United States taxpayers can support PAST in a tax-efficient way through a contribution to the American Friends of PAST (AFroPAST) at the King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS). Because KBFUS is a public charity, within the meaning of Sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) of the IRC, donors may claim the maximum tax benefits allowed by U.S. tax law for their contributions. If you wish to support PAST via the KBFUS, here is how to proceed:

GIFTS BY CHEQUE VIA KBFUS:

Write your check to KBFUS, write “PAST” in the memo section of the check, and send it to KBFUS, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10020, along with the following gift form.
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GIFTS BY CREDIT CARD VIA KBFUS:

Go to www.kbfus.org, click on the ‘Donate Now’ button and select “PAST” under ‘Giving Option 1: Non-Profit Partners Overseas’.

GIFTS BY WIRE TRANSFER OR TO CONTRIBUTE OTHER TYPES OF PROPERTY:

Contact KBFUS at: info@kbfus.org, phone (212) 713 7660