American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand Foundation (ATF)
For more than three decades, AMCHAM members have been actively committed to improving the social infrastructure in Thailand, particularly for schools in rural areas. The American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand Foundation, through three programs administered by the Community Engagement Committee - Adopt-a-School, Student Scholarship and Teacher Fellowship programs - provides a legal entity through which AMCHAM members can demonstrate their commitment to the betterment of Thailand by contributing to a range of educational, civil and social services projects.
AMCHAM formally registered the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand Foundation (ATF) in 2004 thereby providing a legal entity through which AMCHAM members and other supporters can demonstrate their commitment to the betterment of Thailand by contributing to a range of educational, civic and social services projects. The ATF is recognized by the Ministry of Finance as a Public Charitable Organization (number 632).
100% of all cash donations are directed towards ATF projects identified by donors. The ATF charges no administration fees. In addition to cash donations, there are other ways to contribute. Donations of books, art supplies, library materials, musical equipment and certain office equipment are also welcome.
If you want to make a cash donation to ATF, you can do so by: downloading and filling out a pledge card; donating via our secure electronic system; and donating through Pay Pal. Please click on your chosen method below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Does the Chamber publicize donations?
A: T-AB Magazine highlights donations and recognition of contributions at AMCHAM monthly luncheons. The ATF releases information to the press on Adopt-a-School and Teacher Fellowship dedications. Donors are also welcome to make contributions known to the public.
Q: Is there a minimum donation?
A: No, AMCHAM members who wish to make a donation that is less than the amount required for a project will be paired with other such donors.
Q: Is the donation tax deductible?
A: Yes, the Ministry of Finance recognizes ATF as a public charitable organization (number 632) and donations are tax-deductible under Thailand's Revenue Code.