American Alpine Club (AAC)
occasionally grants its sponsorship to particularly noteworthy
mountaineering expeditions such as the Cho Oyu 2006 and Everest
2004: Friendship Beyond Borders Expeditions. This type of sponsorship
brings into application the 501(3)(c) charitable status of the
Club under the US Internal Revenue Code. Under this type of sponsorship,
qualified individuals or entities may make contributions to the
Club for the benefit of our expedition. These contributions may
be tax deductible for income tax purposes.
and donors should understand that the Club provides no opinion
as to the tax deductibility of any particular contribution. To
take advantage of this tax-deductible status for the benefit of
our expedition, please send donations payable to The American
Alpine Club and posted to the address shown below.
American Alpine Club is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
that has represented mountaineers and rock climbers for over 100
years. Since 1902, the AAC has been devoted to: exploration and
scientific study of high mountain elevations and polar regions
of the world; promotion and dissemination of knowledge about the
mountains and mountaineering through its meetings, publications
and libraries; conservation and preservation of mountain regions
and other climbing areas; and representation of the interests
and concerns of the American climbing community.