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You can change the world one Scholar at a time. By supporting ASSIST, you have a part in something larger than you can imagine.

ASSIST is a nonprofit organization with a passion to change the world, one Scholar and community at a time. But we can’t make it happen without the generosity of those who believe in what we do.

About 35% of our yearly operating funds come from donations. These donations make it possible for us to:

Since 1969, ASSIST has been making it possible for Scholars to experience the best of American independent schools. Today, over 5,000 ASSIST alumni live in countries all over the world as international leaders and true global citizens, making the world a better place one relationship at a time.

A donation to ASSIST is a life-changing gift for a student, and a world-changing gift for communities around the globe.

Credit Card or PayPal

To donate via credit card or PayPal, click on the links below. Click here to find out if your employer offers a matching gift benefit first!

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Check or Wire Transfer

To donate by check, make out the check to “ASSIST” using U.S. funds, and mail to:

To send donations via wire transfer, please contact the ASSIST office at or call (860) 668-5706 and we will send you wire transfer instructions.

Gifts of Stock

To make gifts of stock, contact Frederick Hadlow, Financial Advisor/Broker at Wells Fargo, and reference ASSIST’s account number: 1364-1154. Their listed contact at ASSIST is Robert Stanley.