Donate to IOSA

We welcome your contributions to Islands Oil Spill Association.

There are a few ways to donate.

  • PayPal
  • Check, (with or without tax deduction)
  • Volunteer

Make a contribution using PayPal

You can make a one time gift, or support us with a monthly contribution.

Make a one-time contribution:

Pledge a monthly recurring contribution:

Direct donation, not deductible

IOSA is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization (as are volunteer fire departments). This means that donations made directly to IOSA are not tax-deductible. If you would like to directly contribute to IOSA and are not concerned with the tax deduction, you can send a check to the PO Box.

Islands’ Oil Spill Association (IOSA)
P.O. Box 12
Lopez Island, WA 98261-0012

Tax deductible donation

IOSA is working with San Juan County to facilitate “pass-through” tax deductible donations.

Here’s the procedure for the tax deductable donation:

  1. Prepare a signed check made out to San Juan County for the amount of your donation. Include a memo on your check stating “Donation for IOSA
  2. Prepare a signed letter with your check stating that, “The donation is for public purpose to be utilized for IOSA”.
  3. Include your full legal name, mailing address, and phone number in the letter.
  4. Send the check to the address below.

F. Milene Henley, Auditor
San Juan County
PO Box 638
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

You will receive a receipt from the SJC auditor and a letter of thanks from IOSA!

Your contributions help us protect the waters of San Juan County and the Salish Sea by helping us prevent, prepare for and respond to oil spills.

IOSA does not share contact information about our donors with any other organization except as required by law.

Our Mission

IOSA’s mission is to provide San Juan County with prompt, effective oil spill response and prevention, which includes training and coordinating of oil spill responders, maintaining spill response equipment and educating about prevention and containment of oil spills.

Oil Spill Response in San Juan County, Washington

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