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The ACS Development Office advances the Society's mission by providing a consistently increasing stream of revenue to mission-critical programs. Support is sought for those programs that enhance the future of the profession, directly affect individual lives, and change the world for the better through chemistry. Our priority programs include:

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  • Green Chemistry Education and Outreach promotes the implementation of green chemistry and engineering principles into all aspects of the chemical enterprise through the ACS Green Chemistry Institute© (ACS GCI).

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  • ACS Scholars Program provides underserved minority undergraduates with the scholarships and mentoring support that they need to earn degrees in the chemical sciences. This program is helping the chemical enterprise attract a diverse talent pool.

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  • Project SEED gives bright, economically disadvantaged high school students the opportunity to spend a summer conducting chemical laboratory research with the guidance of a chemical scientist. Project SEED is inspiring many of these students to consider careers in the chemical sciences.

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  • Resources for Chemistry Educators provides teachers, and those interested in becoming teachers, with the latest tools to increase scientific literacy and inspire the next generation of scientists..

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  • 45th International Chemistry Olympiad
    The U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad and the International Chemistry Olympiad are multi-tiered competitions that bring together the world’s most talented high school students to test their knowledge and skills in chemistry. Nations around the world conduct examinations to nominate the most high-performing students for the International Chemistry Olympiad.

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  • Your support and generosity helps ACS provide chemistry students, science teachers, and green chemistry experts with the means to advance the chemical sciences and improve people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.

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