Hope Maker

Make a Donation.  Make Hope.  Make an Impact.

Please consider making a monthly Hope Maker gift.

Child mental illness is a complex issue that needs urgent attention, long-term vision, and new financial resources. 

When you become an American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Hope Maker with a monthly donation, you are helping us to tackle this issue head on.

Your impact

As a Hope Maker, you are making an important investment that gives children with mental illness an opportunity to heal.  You give them a life with more promise and hope.  

Is there a better return on any investment you can make than one that changes a child’s life?

Why Should You Join Hope Maker?
  • You Make Hope for children with mental illness.
  • You will be investing in the next generation of top child psychiatrists, who will lead in innovative research, training, and treatment.
  • Your recurring monthly gift will allow us to plan ahead with confidence.
  • Your gift is safe, automatic, and effective. 
  • You’re going green!  Prevent environmental waste by making your donation online, and receive one tax receipt for your cumulative gift at the end of the year.
  • It’s easy to establish and convenient for you.  

Won’t you become a Hope Maker today?

To Donate Online:

    1. Click the Donate Now button below.
    2. Sign In to your AACAP account, if you are not already logged in.
    3. Enter your gift amount of $10 or more into the Other field next to the suggested donation amounts.
    4. Select the box to indicate that "I would like to make this a monthly donation"
    5. Select a fund to receive your donation from our drop-down list of options.
    6. If you would like to, consider making your donation "In Honor Of" or "In Memory Of" a colleague or loved one.
    7. Enter your payment information, and select Donate.
    8. Thank you SO MUCH for your gift!

    To Donate by Mail:
    Download our printable donation form.

    Your recurring Hope Maker monthly donation can be be cancelled or amended at any time.  Simply contact the Development Department at 202-966-7300 x113 or development@aacap.org and let us know your wishes.

     Please, help us fight child mental illness all year long, and sign up to become a Hope Maker today