Other Ways to Support the ACA Foundation

Set up a recurring donation

Recurring DonationDid you know that you can set up an automatic monthly or annual donation to the ACA Foundation through your credit or debit card? It’s easier than ever to support the future of independent pharmacy. Select “Monthly Credit Card Payment” or “Credit Card Payment – Auto Renew Annually” on the online form to establish a recurring donation.

Give securities

Stock Market IconGifts of stocks or mutual funds can be sent electronically through your broker. Proceeds from the sale of these assets go directly to support the ACA Research and Education Foundation.

Make a qualified charitable distribution from your IRA

When you make a qualified charitable distribution to the ACA Research and Education Foundation from your IRA, the amount distributed will be excluded from federal income.

A qualified charitable distribution is an otherwise taxable distribution from an IRA (other than an ongoing SEP or SIMPLE IRA) owned by an individual who is age 70½ or over that is paid directly from the IRA to a qualified charity. Your qualified charitable distribution to the ACA Research and Education Foundation can satisfy all or part of the amount of your required minimum distribution from your IRA.

Planned Giving

Planned GivingYou may choose to support the ACA Research and Education Foundation through financial or estate planning. Planned Gifts may be of three types:

•  Plans from your estate
•  Plans that pay you an income
•  Plans that help the Foundation now and your family later

For more information on planned giving, gifts of securities, or making a qualified charitable distribution, contact us at support@acafoundationrx.org.

Shop and Search Online

The American College of Apothecaries can earn a donation every time you shop online with Smile.Amazon.com or GoodShop or search with GoodSearch on the internet.


Amazon Smile is a simple, free way to support the ACA Foundation every time you shop, at no cost to you when you select the American College of Apothecaries Research & Education Foundation as your charity. You’ll find the exact same prices as Amazon.com and Amazon Prime benefits, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the ACA Foundation.

Amazon Smile App


Select the American College of Apothecaries as your charity and GoodShop.com will also donate a percentage of what you spend will be donated to the ACA Foundation to your cause at no cost to you. In addition to more than 3,000 participating stores, GoodShop.com and its mobile app also list more than 100,000 coupons and deals. Online retailers include Staples, Office Depot, Macy’s, Target, Walmart, and Amazon (Amazon Prime benefits still apply).


GoodSearch will donate approximately a penny per search to the ACA Foundation. Download the GoodSearch.com toolbar to your computer, select the American College of Apothecaries as your charity, and click verify. You can also use GoodSearch.com from your phone or tablet.

Note:  There is no user record created for users of either GoodSearch or GoodShop.

If you have questions about any of these sites, contact the ACA Foundation office at 1-901-383-8119 or info@acafoundationrx.org.