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Donate to DEF

The Decision Education Foundation's mission is to improve the lives of young people by empowering them with effective Decision Skills.

With your help, we can teach more youth how to make better decisions. Thank you.

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, EIN 77-0575573. All contributions are tax deductible and 100% of your donation reaches DEF. We will send you an acknowledgment letter for your tax purposes. ​

  • awareness of self and others
  • managing uncertainty
  • thinking critically and creatively
  • awareness and resistance to decision traps
  • and the exercise of appropriate self-control

We believe significant decisions require conscious, actionable thought utilizing both “head and heart”. All decisions can benefit from the skills and habits which result from decision education.

Other Ways to Donate to DEF


Formed in 2021, you can contribute directly to our endowment.

Ronald A. Howard Endowment for Decision Education

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Mail a Check

There is no overhead fee for a check. Mail checks to:

Decision Education Foundation
PO Box 449
Palo Alto, CA 94302