Why Donate to the Peace Council?

SPC is funded by the contributions of supporters like you – whether you donate monthly or a couple times a year, $100 or $10, you’ll be in the good company of hundreds of Central New Yorkers who believe that peace and justice are worth working for.  The weapons manufacturers seem to have an endless line on federal funding – which is why we are reaching out to you to help make sure SPC has the funds needed to maintain a robust level of activism.

Read our Up Your Game Fund Appeal and Donate Today!

We depend overwhelmingly on the generosity of individual supporters to fund our work. Contributions come in all sizes—$10 to $1,000 or more. 

We particularly appreciate the monthly and quarterly pledges made by over 70 people who recognize that stable funding is crucial to our organization. You can set up a recurring monthly donation via PayPal and many financial institutions. If you are a member of the Syracuse Cooperative Federal Credit Union, SPC’s bank, you can ask a teller to help you set up a recurring donation through an automatic transfer. For more information on how to donate, click here.

Donating from a Tax-Deferred Retirement Account

This is a good option if you are at least 70.5 years old and want to contribute from a tax-deferred retirement account. Ask your financial professional about making a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) in which a direct donation from your retirement account to our non-profit fiscal sponsor Peace Action Fund of NYS (PANYS) for the benefit of SPC while not incurring taxes. (Funds distributed directly to you from a retirement account will be taxed as income).

Mail Your Donation

If you prefer not to donate online, you can mail a check to:

Syracuse Peace Council
2013 E. Genesee St.
Syracuse, NY 13104

Donations of $50 or more are tax deductible either by making a check payable to Peace Action Fund of New York State (put “SPC” in memo line) and mailing it to SPC, or paying online at

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