USENIX Annual Fund FAQ

What is the USENIX Annual Fund?
The Annual Fund was created to help support USENIX’s ongoing commitment to open access to research and other important good works programs, such as the Women in Advanced Computing initiative and student programs.

How are Annual Fund donations spent?
Donations made to USENIX’s Annual Fund will go directly to our operating budget in order to preserve our Open Access Policy and maintain all our special programs for students and underserved groups.

Who can I contact to learn more about the Annual Fund?
To learn more about the Annual Fund, contact Casey Henderson, USENIX Executive Director, at (510) 528-8649 ext. 13 or

Is my donation tax-deductible? How do I get a receipt for tax purposes?
Your donation to USENIX is tax-deductible. As a 501(c)(3) organization, USENIX may accept gifts in any amount. You will receive a formal acknowledgement letter by email or mail. To obtain an additional receipt, contact Toni Veglia at (510) 528-8649 ext. 12 or

Who supports USENIX?
Since 1975, the USENIX Association has brought together the community of engineers, system administrators, scientists, and technicians working on the cutting-edge of the computing world. A current list of USENIX Supporters is available here. 

How can I make a recurring gift?
Please see the secure online donation form to set up your recurring gift.

How can I make a donation in memory or in honor of someone?
You can make a tax-deductible donation as a gift or in honor of or in memory of someone by using the convenient and secure online donation form. Alternatively, you may use the printable donation form (PDF).

What address should I use to mail in my donation?
You may use the convenient and secure online donation form or you may use the printable donation form (PDF).

How can my company support or partner with USENIX?
USENIX welcomes support for its programs through our Supporter Program. This program offers our premier promotional benefits for your enterprise, along with outstanding educational benefits for your employees. USENIX Supporter benefits are customizable to meet the needs of each supporter. Find out more here.

What is USENIX’s Tax Identification Number (EIN)?
Our EIN is 13-3055038. 

How does USENIX handle my contact information and mailing lists?
The USENIX Association maintains member, conference attendee, and donor databases that contain mailing, billing, and member profile information, as well as a record of each product purchase and registration for conferences. The information in these databases is used by authorized USENIX staff members to process orders and donations; mail invoices, member benefits, renewal notices, and announcements; and respond to member inquiries. Member records are maintained as long as an individual is a USENIX member and for five years following a membership lapse. Purchase and registration databases may be retained for up to five years. For more information, see the USENIX Privacy Statement.