Invest in our programs

We sincerely thank you for choosing to become a part of the meaningful programs supported by the Mensa Foundation. Write your fund designation of choice on your check or send an accompanying letter outlining your wishes. Our usual designations are as follows:

  • Unrestricted: Donations without a specific designated fund go into the general fund to be applied to the area of greatest need. At this time, most unrestricted donations are applied to the various scholarships.
  • Restricted: Donations made to fund a specific program, usually one of the following:
  • Gifted Youth: Support Mensa's gifted youth programs.
  • Project Inkslinger: Support the distribution of books to libraries and areas that have been devastated by natural disaster.
  • Scholarships: The Foundation administers numerous named scholarships that are awarded nationally and regionally.

 
General Donations

Gifted Youth $
Scholarships
The Mensa Education & Research Foundation college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.
$
Unrestricted Use
Donations without a specific designated fund go into the general fund to be applied to the area of greatest need. At this time, most unrestricted donations are applied to the various scholarships.
$
 
Other Programs

Copper Black Award
Given to a Mensan for a specific creative achievement that has been demonstrated to be of practical value, or for an innovation that has been implemented, at least in part, to the advantage of persons other than the nominee.
$
 

 

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