The Pilot International Founders Fund was established to support the community-based work of Pilot Clubs by helping to underwrite Club efforts to serve in the areas of Advocating Leadership and Service in Youth and Young Adults, Encouraging Brain Safety & Health and Caring and Supporting Those in Need. Through the Pilot International Founders Fund, Pilot International and its local Pilot Clubs are able to improve the lives of others through education, volunteerism, financial support and research.
Since its inception in 1977, the Pilot International Founders Fund has assisted local Pilot Clubs in their efforts to serve and meet the needs of others through an extensive grant program that has disbursed over $1,300,000.
The Pilot International Founders Fund also provides scholarships that support graduate and undergraduate students working in fields related to Pilot International’s main areas of service focus.
To accomplish its goals, the Pilot International Founders Fund relies on the generous support and contributions of the members and friends of Pilot International. In order to continue the outstanding work of the Pilot International Founders Fund and the local, community-based Pilot Club efforts it benefits, please consider making a donation. Contributing to the Pilot International Founders Fund is EASY, and it’s tax-deductible!
Pilot International is a 501(c)3 community-based volunteer service organization founded in 1921 in Macon, GA on the principles of “Friendship and Service.” The name “Pilot” was inspired by the mighty riverboat pilots of that day who represented leadership and guidance. Pilots carry out their motto to “Do More, Care More and Be More” by providing financial and hands-on support for national and local initiatives in keeping with its causes of youth development & leadership; brain safety & fitness; and caring for families in times of need.
Call us at (478) 477-1208 to speak to a staff member who can take your credit card information over the phone.
Pilot International uses MemberClicks to process online credit card donations.
If you would like to make a contribution on behalf of a Club or District, you must call headquarters or mail-in your donation.
To make an online donation, please visit:
Print a Contribution Form and mail, fax, or email your donation to:
102 Preston Ct.
Macon, Georgia 31201
Double your gift to Pilot International! Check the Corporate Match Directory to see if your employer is listed. Then confirm with your HR representative if your employer offers a matching gift program. The HR representative will then give you a form to send back to Pilot International Headquarters.
United Way - If your employer promotes workplace giving through a United Way campaign, designate your contribution to Pilot International by including the following information on your designation form:
102 Preston Ct.
Macon, Georgia 31201
Contributing to Pilot International through a monthly payroll deduction will make your gift add up!
It will also provide us with the opportunity to rely on consistent funding throughout the year.
To register for monthly giving, please contact Amy Martin at (478) 477-1208 EXT 304 or send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contribute to Pilot International in memory or honor of a loved one. Memorial contributions to Pilot International, Inc. honor the memory of friends, relatives, and acquaintances. Memorial Contributions support the programs and function of the Founders Fund and enhance the work of Pilot Clubs around the world. The name of the deceased is listed first in bold followed by the contributors.
Honorariums are contributions made to Pilot International to honor a Pilot or Pilot Club. For donations in excess of $25.00, a card is sent to the honoree advising them of the generous donation and identifying the donor. Honorariums support the programs and function of the Founders Fund and enhance the work of Pilot Clubs around the world.
A legacy gift to Pilot International through a bequest in your will can help you manage your personal financial plan and extend your commitment for generations. Bequests can be residual, a percentage, specific, or contingent bequest.
Gifts of stocks are a popular alternative to making a cash gift because of the tax advantages they may provide. Not only will you receive an income tax deduction for the full market value of the securities, you may also avoid capital gains on the appreciation of your stocks. If your donated securities are used to fund a charitable trust or gift annuity, there may be estate and gift tax advantages as well.
To make such a gift, do not sell the stock and donate the proceeds, as this will jeopardize your tax benefits. Instead, notify your broker and contact us at 478-477-1208. Please be prepared to provide us with the following information: donor name, broker name and contact, name of stock(s) to be transferred, number of shares and/or approximate value, approximate date of transfer, and purpose/beneficiary for the gift.
To Use the Kroger Community Rewards Program:
To participant, visit http://www.kroger.com. Once logged into your Kroger account, you can search for Pilot International, Inc either by name or EX315 and then click Enroll.
New users will need to create an account which requires some basic information, a valid email address and a rewards card.*
You must have a registered Kroger rewards card account to link to your organization.
If you do not yet have a Kroger rewards card, please visit the customer service desk at any Kroger.