Donate to the ICA

Support the Internet Commerce Association

Thank you for your interest in joining or contributing to the Internet Commerce Association (ICA). As a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights and interests of domain owners and related companies, your support and involvement is critical to advancing our mission. That mission includes monitoring and participating in the policies and rules coming out of ICANN and staying on the guard against evolving threats from Washington. The ICA's mission supports domain registrants, domain service companies, registrars, registries, and anyone hoping to build an online business with confidence and predictability.

Contributions

The ICA is a volunteer-run organization that depends on contributions from the domain industry to fulfill its mission. Contributions of any amount are welcome. Contributions at larger levels are entitled to a greater voice and level of participation in the ICA.

Contributions to the ICA may be partially tax-deductible. Please see details below.

Membership

Platinum Membership
Gold Membership (Corporate)
Silver Membership
$25,000 USD and above
$10,000 - $24,999 USD
$5,000 - $9,999 USD

Platinum Members are offered the opportunity to participate in the ICA's board of directors.

For companies with 20 or more employees, Gold Membership is available at the $10,000 level. For smaller organizations and individual domainers, Silver Membership comes with a $5,000 contribution.

All membership levels include access to ICA email alerts and other important updates from ICA counsel and membership, the ability to participate in ICA policy and priority decisions, and the opportunity to highlight your support of domain owner rights with ICA Member website seals and your logo in the Member section of the ICA website.

Membership also gives you the opportunity to demonstrate to investors and dispute arbiters your commitment to the ICA Code of Conduct.

Gold and Silver level members select a member to the ICA board of directors to ensure a diversity of guiding perspectives.

Supporters/Donors

The Supporter and Donor levels are available to those interested in supporting the ICA but looking to learn more or start at a lower contribution level. Those who give between $1,000 ($2,500 for Corporations) and $4,999 qualify for ICA Supporter status, entitling you to subscribe to ICA email alerts and other important updates from ICA counsel and the opportunity to highlight your support of domain owner rights with ICA Supporter website seals.

The ICA also accepts donations of any size and those contributing $500 or more will receive an ICA Donor website seal.

Other Ways to Help

We may also be able to accept donations of domain names. Domain name donations may have tax advantages that can be explored with your accountant. Please contact us if you are interested in donating a domain.

Volunteering your time can be just as valuable as contributing money. The ICA needs help with membership outreach, fundraising, social media distribution and administrative efforts. Consider putting your talents to good use by supporting the ICA.

Support those who are making the domain industry better for all of us by supporting those who support the ICA. Look for the ICA Member badge and consider directing your business to those businesses who support the ICA. For those businesses who already support the ICA, let them know that you appreciate their support. For those businesses you deal with who don't yet support the ICA, let them know that you prefer to work with businesses that are joining in the industry wide effort to protect our domain name assets.

How will my Contribution be Used?

As a volunteer-run organization, you can be assured that 100% of your contribution goes to pursuing the ICA's mission. Our lean-and-mean approach means that every dollar spent supporting the ICA is another dollar helping domain owners team to counter the IP community’s narrative against domain investors specifically, and domains generally, by setting forth accurate information about our industry and working for recognition and preservation of domain registrant rights. Any amounts collected in excess of our operating budget will be devoted exclusively to the projects and purposes as decided by members, such as commissioning white papers to support ICA positions, the creation of a domain defense fund, hiring of additional staff, etc.

The ICA's success and future depend on your support. Our membership year runs from April to March. For any membership questions feel free to contact Jeremiah Johnston any time at 617-697-1008 or info@internetcommerce.org.

How to Make a Contribution

PayPal Account: info_ica@internetcommerce.org or through the One-Time or Annual subscription forms below:

STEP 1: Choose Your Subscription Type

  1. Corporation
  2. Individual

STEP 2: Choose Your Subscription Level

  1. $500/yr - Donor
  2. $1,000/yr - Donor
  3. $2,500/yr - Supporter
  4. $5,000/yr - Supporter
  5. $10,000/yr - Gold Member

STEP 2: Choose Your Subscription Level

  1. $100/yr - Contribution
  2. $250/yr - Contribution
  3. $500/yr - Donor
  4. $1,000/yr - Supporter
  5. $2,500/yr - Supporter
  6. $5,000/yr - Silver Member

STEP 3: Submit Your Contribution

One-Time Donations

Bank Transfer:

Account Name: Internet Commerce Association
Account #: 004620614694
BIC/ SWIFT-Code: BOFAUS3N
Bank Name: Bank Of America
Bank Address: PO Box 25118, Tampa, FL 33622
Communication for bank transfer: 'Your organization name- ICA Fees'

Or if by check, please make payable to INTERNET COMMERCE ASSOCIATION and mail to:

Internet Commerce Association
Attention: Mickie Dances
30318 Esperanza
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688