Why Give to IESC


Donate to IESC

Together we can expand opportunity and help people improve their lives

We can use your help. Giving, yes. But it’s not about charity. IESC’s work empowers individuals to realize their dreams, like launching a new business or growing an existing one and providing others with opportunities for meaningful work. IESC helps people all around the world to live lives of dignity. People like Ms. Happy (pictured, right), a young woman from the rural village of Makifu in the Iringa District of Tanzania. At the age of 24, Happy had no prospects for meaningful work. With IESC’s support, she learned about poultry keeping and business management, empowering her to keep 61 chickens, sell eggs to nearby tourist lodges, and supply eggs to her community. Thanks to people like you, Ms. Happy has grown a profitable business, improving nutrition in her village and supporting herself and her family.

Your gift will help us to continue expanding economic opportunity across the world, one person and one community at a time.

Office Contact Information

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Suite 250
Washington, DC 20036 (view map)

Tel: +1 202 589 2600

Donor Support
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Ways to Give

Your gift will make a difference. And there are many ways to give to IESC, ranging from a one-time donation to the other ways described below.

One-Time Donation

A donation to IESC helps us to expand economic opportunity across the world, one person and one community at a time. Show your support by making a gift online or by check.

Recurring Monthly Donation

Recurring monthly gifts provide consistent and reliable support for IESC to achieve its mission. Setting up a recurring donation is easy and convenient – and good for the environment. Select the “monthly” option on our donation page here to initiate your recurring donation.

Linowitz Giving Circle

With donations totaling $5,000 or more in a calendar year, members of this select group of generous individuals gain special access and insights about IESC. Linowitz Giving Circle members receive invitations to exclusive events, recognition in IESC’s annual reports, and more.

Even if you are not able to give at this level, the amount you can give will make a major difference in expanding economic opportunity and helping people improve their lives.

Pace Legacy Society – Wills and Bequests

The Pace Legacy Society consists of a group of individuals—who through their connection to IESC, our mission, and those we serve—choose to establish a future donation to IESC. Such future contributions could come through a charitable gift annuity, a charitable remainder trust, a retained life estate, or more simply and most commonly, a bequest to IESC through a will.

As the needs of the people we serve in the economically developing world are ongoing, a legacy gift from you would help ensure that IESC can continue to fulfill those needs for the years and decades to come. In addition, becoming a member of this society creates a lasting legacy of your connection to IESC, our mission, and the enduring impact on the lives of those we serve.

Pace Legacy Society members are recognized in IESC’s annual reports and in other important IESC communications.

Please email giving@iesc.org or call 202-589-2606 with any questions.

Memorial Campaigns

If you would like to honor a loved one with a special connection to IESC, we would be glad to help you establish a campaign for memorial donations to IESC. Memorial campaigns are a meaningful way to celebrate the life and legacy of a loved one. We will honor your loved one in our annual report and other special communications and include the campaign with your loved one’s name on our online giving portal. We can also track mailed check donations in honor of your loved one.

Please email giving@iesc.org or call 202-589-2606 with any questions or to discuss.

Corporate Partnership

Partner with IESC to catalyze private sector growth and employment in the economically developing world through a corporate grant or a customized support package. We understand that many corporate partners want involvement beyond writing a check. Our team will work with you to customize a support package that aligns with your company’s needs and goals.

Please email giving@iesc.org or call 202-589-2600 with any questions.

Need help or have questions about your donation? Contact giving@iesc.org or call 202-589-2600.

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