Join BFI in raising $25,000 for our 40th Anniversary!

In 2023 the Buckminster Fuller Institute celebrates 40 years of creating systems change! Over the past 4 decades, BFI has educated, inspired, and instigated countless people around the world. Our work is more relevant and prescient now than ever and we are planning on using this anniversary to spread Bucky’s message while celebrating him and the many people, like you, that have been part of this incredible journey.

Join us in raising $25,000 to help sustain BFI’s work for another 40 years!

About Us

BFI educates, instigates and accelerates present-day Bucky- planetary thinkers who are creating on-the-ground systems change. Join us in supporting innovators throughout our Spaceship Earth who are designing a future that works for all and demonstrating change at the grass-roots level.  

By investing in the Buckminster Fuller Institute, you are working with us to create an abundant and regenerative world. Thank you!


To donate cryptocurrencies please use the BFI wallet addresses included below

If you have any questions about making a donation, please email us at [email protected].

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Do I get a receipt? Do I get a tax statement?

A donation receipt will be sent to you at the email address you provide at checkout. Please be sure to keep a copy of your receipt for tax purposes. You will be sent an individual receipt each month when your donation is processed.

Is this donation tax deductible?

Buckminster Fuller Institute is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We’ll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

How do I donate via cryptocurrencies?

To donate via cryptocurrencies, please use the following BFI wallet addresses:

  • Bitcoin BTC Address: 1Ci7n4yvZPJWcBsPMv5haNXqQegwMB6Z8x
  • Bitcoin Cash BCH Address: 1JUNNWy6cMN4K77hVnnd4STgpngMgLS8N5
  • Ether ETH Address: 0xf99cAFDd1A620711e7126e7339fBbAc79248Fa98
  • LiteCoin LTC Address: LdxhPa8ZPUMnGC4RfC3KBG9osGJCx8Tc5p
Where can I mail a check?

You can mail a check a check to the BFI mailbox at: 2261 Market Street, #469 San Francisco, CA 94114

Is my donation secure?

Yes! Your credit card number is never available to BFI. Your card information is encrypted using industry-standard SSL technology to protect your information and provide a safe and secure environment for online donations. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, and we will only share personal information if you have given us specific permission to do so.

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