Donating to Unicode
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The Unicode Consortium is dedicated to the goal that all the world's
languages can be used on computers everywhere, from mobile phones to
The Consortium is a non-profit organization, funded by membership fees and
donations from individuals, corporations, and other organizations.
Your donations help support the vital work of the Consortium, making modern
software and computing systems support the widest range of human languages.
The Consortium will use your donation to improve language support and to preserve
digital heritage. For more details, see
How Donations are Used. In addition to making a donation, you may also
want to join the Unicode
You may make a donation by credit card. When you make a payment with your credit card, it is processed by Authorize.net. The Consortium has 501(c)(3) tax status, and donations are tax deductible in the United States to the extent allowed by law.
Many companies offer employee matching programs that may
multiply your contribution. Please contact your employer or
contact our office for information on how to take advantage
of corporate matching gift programs.
The Unicode Consortium also participates in the AmazonSmile
program, which contributes a portion of sales to charitable
organizations. See smile.amazon.com
for information on how to participate.
The Unicode Consortium gratefully acknowledges the following generous donors:
($5,000 or more)
($1,000 to $4,999)
($100 to $999)