Join the Aperture Community!
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- $5,000PAUL STRAND CIRCLE
- $2,500BENEFACTOR CIRCLE
- $1,000PATRON CIRCLE
- $450Dual Friend/Family
- $150Aperture Connect
- $50Student / Teacher / Senior
Members connect with contemporary photographers and engage with leaders in the photography world through exclusive access to our exhibitions; invitations to special events, workshops, and symposiums; and discounts and special offers across all Aperture publications and prints. Aperture’s membership program creates opportunities for supporters to take their interests and knowledge further.
Membership is also a philanthropic contribution to Aperture Foundation—so on top of benefits you receive, you’re helping to make all of our publications, exhibitions, and education programming possible.
Join us as a Member of Aperture Foundation to experience the best in photography!
Check out aperture.org/events for upcoming events and happenings.
For additional information please visit our Membership FAQ HERE
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Donate to Aperture's Annual Fund
Your donation enables Aperture Foundation to support its mission of fostering the careers of emerging photographers, expand its free education programs, and provide the next generation of leaders with a forum to explore critical issues in the field of photography.
Please select a fully tax-deductible gift amount:
From publishing a diverse roster of photobooks, including photographers' first books, and the flagship Aperture magazine, to offering public programming and community-driven initiatives, Aperture tells the story of photography. Help us continue the work by making a tax-deductible gift today. Learn more in Aperture's Winter Appeal letter from executive director, Chris Boot! Download PDF
Share your love of photography by giving your family and friends a Patron or Friend membership— and let them enjoy a year-long series of exclusive events, complimentary publications, and special discounts, among other privileges.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Gifts of Marketable Securities
A gift to Aperture Foundation of appreciated securities may provide tax advantages. When you transfer ownership of long-term holdings to Aperture, you may be eligible to receive a charitable deduction for their full market value—and incur no capital gains tax (subject to applicable IRS rules and regulations). You should always consult with your financial advisor before initiating a charitable gift arrangement.
Please contact the Development Office to receive instructions on how to make a donation of marketable securities.
Include Aperture Foundation in Your Will
Express your commitment to Aperture’s legacy by remembering Aperture Foundation in your will. You may name Aperture Foundation as the beneficiary of a percentage of your estate, of a set dollar amount, or of a particular asset. Your estate is entitled to an estate tax deduction for the full value of your bequest to Aperture Foundation.
Another possibility is to name Aperture Foundation as a contingent beneficiary of assets you have designated for a loved one, should that person no longer be alive at the time of your death.
If you wish to benefit Aperture Foundation through your will, our Development Office and your attorney will discuss with you the best way to realize your goal.
For any questions or if you prefer not to donate online, please contact the Development Office at (212) 946- 7108 or email@example.com