About HAF

HAF is the foremost advocacy organization working on behalf of the Hindu American community. When you support HAF, you strengthen the Hindu American voice. From public policy officials to journalists to teachers, HAF educates them about Hinduism and speaks up about issues affecting the community. Your donation empowers our advocacy movement. HAF is a tax-exempt, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Tax I.D. 68-055-1525.

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Use Employer Matching

Many employers will match charitable contributions made by their employees, employee spouses or retirees.  It’s an easy way to double your contribution to HAF!  Employers may also offer volunteer grant programs where employees volunteer regularly.

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Join HAF's Donor Circle

HAF’s Donor Circles represent the highest level of commitment to Hindu American advocacy.  This is your opportunity to join the ranks and help fund our vital education and advocacy programs.

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Donate Stock

Donating appreciated securities (stocks) to HAF may provide you additional tax benefits while supporting our vital education and advocacy efforts.  

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Use Donor Advised Funds

Include HAF in your annual charitable giving by recommending a grant!  We accept all donor advised funds including Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund EFT and PayPal Giving Fund.  Checks payable to Hindu American Foundation can be mailed to HAF, 910 Seventeenth St. NW, Suite 315, Washington DC 20006. HAF is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Tax ID: 68-0551525. Please include your name and address for gift acknowledgement purposes.

Donate Vehicles, Properties & Homes

Do you have a used car, boat, airplane, ATV, bus, van, RV, camper, forklift, golf cart, jet ski, kayak, flatbed, truck, tractor, trailer, motorcycle, motorhome, motorized wheelchair, riding mower, scooter, snowblower or snowmobile sitting around? 

Do you have equity in a US based real estate asset (land, home, commercial) that is costing you money or not being utilized?  

We’ve partnered with Charitable Adult Rides and Services (CARS) to make it easy!  Click the secure donation links or call to register your vehicle or property. Select Hindu American Foundation as your charity of choice. CARS will take care of pick up, sale, donation receipt, tax documents and payments to HAF.

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Give From Family Foundations

Do you wish American children were well-prepared to be global citizens? So do we. Want to learn more about why thousands have already partnered with HAF?

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Include HAF in Your Estate Plan

Imagine the values of pluralism, dignity, and respect that you want to pass onto your loved ones. Your planned gift to HAF will secure the future of Hinduism in America by sustaining our important education and advocacy efforts. Interested?

  1. Download the Estate Planning Toolkit and click learn more about bequests, life income, life insurance, and retirement plans.
  2. Write to info@hinduamerican.org to obtain forms or inquire about HAF’s exclusive Legacy Giving club.
  3. Discuss with your financial advisor as tax laws may change.
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Shop and Give

You can also support HAF by shopping! When you register with AmazonSmile, you will support HAF with every purchase.

How does this work?

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com
  2. Select Hindu American Foundation (Washington, D.C.).
  3. Shop as you would on Amazon!

It’s that easy! Amazon Smile will donate a percentage of your total purchase to HAF, at no additional charge to you.

Sell For Charity

Sell items on eBay and choose HAF! In partnership with PayPal Giving Fund, eBay makes it easy for sellers to donate a percentage of sales to a certified charity.

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Contribute to Endowment

To donate to the Hindu American Foundation Endowment (Fund #75) or HAF’s Endowment for Global Hindu Rights (Fund #76), please contact Shanmuganathaswami at hhe@hindu.org or visit www.hheonline.org.