The fight against religious extremism urgently needs more champions

Please make this cause a personal priority by choosing one of these Americans United donor recognition programs or other ways to give below.

Become a Guardian of Freedom

By investing in our work at a leadership level, annual gifts of $1,000 or more help AU combat the powerful network of religious extremist groups.


Become a Patriot for Freedom

Go above and beyond with an annual gift of $100-$999 help AU fight for church-state separation.


Include AU in your estate plans and join the Jefferson Circle

Religious freedom is a legacy we inherited from founders like Thomas Jefferson. Perpetuate it for generations to come by including Americans United in your estate planning.


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Make a major annual impact with a monthly pledge as a Madison Society member.


Give from your Donor-Advised Fund

If you have a DAF, you can use FreeWill’s secure DAF-giving tool to help us defend the separation of church and state. This tool integrates with your DAF custodian automatically and saves you the extra step of notifying us about your gift or use Tax ID #53-0184647.

Give from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA)

Please initiate a gift from your retirement account with Tax ID #53-0184647 or by using our IRA tool.

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Give a gift subscription of Church & State magazine

AU’s premier monthly journal, Church & State covers every aspect of religious freedom in our society, from its historical underpinnings to the ever-present threat of religious extremism. Gift a subscription to a person or to schools, libraries, lawmakers and beyond.

Make a Tribute Gift

Religious freedom is a legacy we inherit and pass on to future generations. AU has led the fight to protect it for more than 75 years. Ensure that our work and your values endure by making a tribute gift. We will notify your honoree, or you may request your gift to remain anonymous. Click here to make your tribute gift.

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We’re suing to stop Christian Nationalists from creating religious public charter schools

Okla. is violating the separation of church and state by creating the nation’s 1st religious charter school. If we don’t stop them, religious public schools like this could appear in states around the country. Join the fight:

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