Contributing to the OSA Foundation

The OSA Foundation provides quality programs and much-needed funds that enable hard-working graduate students and early career professionals to become the next generation of optics leaders and innovators.  Our programs inspire young minds, support career development, and recognize distinguished achievement.

Last year, more than 9,400 people around the world benefited from OSA Foundation programs and activities.  Contributions play a critical role in the success of our global efforts.

You can make a difference by supporting the OSA Foundation.

Donate online today by clicking here, or you may print and return our donation form. Your donation will be matched 100% by OSA.  All staff and overhead costs are covered by OSA. Your donation directly supports our programs and beneficiaries.

For information on other ways to support the OSA Foundation, please contact the Foundation at +1.202.416.1416 or email

The Employer Identification Number (EIN) for The OSA Foundation is 71-0913500.