You Can Support STEM Education in Michigan
You can support STEM Education in Michigan through purchases on Amazon by using AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com.
The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization selected by customers.
The Michigan STEM Partnership is an eligible registered charity to this site. Access to this opportunity is simple. Just click the following unique charity link:
and it will take you to smile.amazon.com with the Michigan STEM Partnership already selected as your charity.
As long as you shop at smile.amazon.com (not amazon.com) donations will be generated for the Michigan STEM Partnership supporting statewide STEM efforts and the developing Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does AmazonSmile work?
When first visiting AmazonSmile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from over one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization. The unique charity link provided above shortcuts the charity selection process.
Is there any cost to charitable organizations or to customers?
No. There is no cost to charitable organizations or to AmazonSmile customers. The shopping experience is identical to Amazon.com with the added benefit that the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate to the charitable organizations selected by customers.
Are there administrative fees or any deductions taken from the donation amount?
No. Charities must register to receive donations and have a valid bank account to which we can route donations, but there is no charge to participate and we do not deduct any fees from the donation