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Support the Daylily Society through Donations

Donations to the American Daylily Society are always appreciated. The donor may select and donate to any of the following seven funds listed and described below.

More About Our Funds

General Fund

Donations to the  General Fund provide funds for operating expenses and may be designated for a particular expense.

William E. Monroe Endowment Fund Trust

The William E. Monroe Endowment Fund Trust was established in 1989 as a permanent fund in which all donations are accrued to the fund as a permanent endowment and only the investment income may be used by the Society to offset Expenses.

Joe W. House Scientific Studies Fund

Donations to the Joe W. House Scientific Studies Fund are used for ADS Board approved grants for graduate or undergraduate students or faculty/staff using daylilies (plant genus Hemerocallis) as experimental organisms in original research projects. For information to apply for a grant click here.

Mabel Matthews Endowment Scholarship Fund

This fund is made possible through the generosity of Mabel Matthews. Donations to the fund are welcome. Any Daylily Society member is eligible for the scholarship. For information to apply for a scholarship click here.

Bertie Ferris Youth Fund

Donations to this fund are used for publication of a youth newsletter and $1,000 scholarships for Daylily Society youth members based on an application and selection process. A youth member is defined as under the age of 18. For information to apply for a youth scholarship click here.

Christine Erin Stamile Youth Fund

This fund was established by Grace and Patrick Stamile in memory of their daughter. The fund provides a Life Membership to a  Daylily Society youth annually through an application and selection process. A youth member is defined as under the age of 18. For information on how to apply for this award click here.

Archives Fund

This fund exists to help meet the costs of the acquisition and care of historical materials relevant to Hemerocallis, and to the American Daylily Society and its people and events. Such materials may include books, newspaper and magazine articles, records of the business of the Society itself, theses and dissertations, photographic or digital documents or collections of enduring value, or other pertinent items associated with daylilies or our society. Significantly, the fund allows for the purchase of specialized software and equipment needed, but not covered in the annual budget of the Archives and History Committee.

All checks should be made payable to the American Daylily Society regardless of the purpose of the donation. Memorial donors are requested to provide the name and address of survivor(s) if you wish the survivor(s) to be notified of your gift.

To make donations or memorials, please use the form below or contact our endowment chair.

Region 13
8550 United Plaza Boulevard, Suite 101, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, USA
(225) 413-2171
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Joe can explain the current endowments funds and scholarships which the Daylily Society sponsors or has set up which can accept your donations and memorials.


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