Make an Impact: Donate to AMS
In your school or home, you see the benefits of Montessori education. By giving to AMS, see your investment have an exponential impact on the lives of students for generations to come.
AMS Giving Communities
AMS Giving Communities are a way for us to recognize you, the donor. By making regular giving to AMS a part of your life, you signal your support for future generations of Montessori students and educators.
The Circle of Friends is a giving community of individuals, schools, or programs that have made a financial commitment to support AMS by giving a cumulative total of at least $1,000 to one (or more) of the funds listed below in a single year. Learn more.
The 1870 Society supports AMS’s long-term growth and stability through gifts of estate planning and direct donations.1870 Society members make a non-binding bequest to the American Montessori Society for a percentage of their estate once the estate is settled. Learn more.
THE AMS ANNUAL FUND
Give a gift to the AMS Annual Fund and see your investments advance the advocacy, standards, research, teacher education, and public policy that enrich Montessori students, families, and communities. Your unrestricted donation supports AMS where it is needed most.LEARN MORE
THE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION FUND
The AMS DEI Scholarship Fund supports our commitment to expanding access to AMS professional development and ensuring that the learning opportunities we create are inclusive in serving all people, especially marginalized or under-resourced populations.LEARN MORE
AMS LIVING LEGACY FUND
The American Montessori Society Living Legacy is an annual tribute to an individual whose dedication and leadership has made a lasting impact on the AMS community. Donations in honor of the AMS Living Legacy support the awarding of scholarships to aspiring Montessori educators at AMS-affiliated teacher education programs.LEARN MORE
AMS PEACE & SOCIAL JUSTICE FUND
Donations to this fund support the work of our Peace & Social Justice Committee in advancing principles of freedom, dignity, safety, and equitable treatment for all—for example, through Peace Seed Grants, which fund projects that promote peace education.LEARN MORE