Thanks to Foresight's generous supporters, the
terms of the challenge grant were met by January 10. Additional
donations are welcome and will provide added funds to help
Foresight meet the increasing challenges of preparing for
nanotechnology at a time when progress towards nanotechnology is
rapidly accelerating on all fronts. Many thanks to all who
One of our Senior Associates has stepped up to the plate again
this year with a two-for-one $45,000 challenge grant to
Foresight. This offer was originally set to expire on December
31, but because members will be hearing about it quite late, we
have been able to negotiate an extension to the end of January.
This means that for every new dollar pledged by January 31,
Foresight will receive two more, thereby tripling
lump sums of cash or publicly-traded stock in any amount.
Giving appreciated stock can result in a greater tax
benefit to the donor; Foresight has an account set up to
enable direct transfers of stock.
In the U.S. donors can achieve maximum tax benefits by making
their donations before Dec. 31, 1997, since they will be able to
take the deduction against 1997 income taxes instead of waiting a
Donations may be made by VISA, MasterCard, check or
international money order valid in the U.S. Make checks payable
to "Foresight Institute"; checks and bank drafts must
be in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. Bank. Donations with payment
by credit card may be faxed, or you may use a secure server for
on-line donation (temporarily offline while we improve security).
To donate stock, contact Foresight at 650-917-1122 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org