ACA, Inc. is a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization. Memberships paid to ACA, Inc. are not tax deductible. Donations to the ACA Global Foundation (ACAGF), a 501(c)(3) organization, however, are tax-deductible. For more information, see the Donate page.

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ACA, Inc. is officially allowed to advocate on behalf of its members in front of Congress, the Executive branch and elsewhere, in order to be more effective in working with the US Government, to fulfill the goals which the original organization, American Citizens Abroad, established when it was founded in 1978. ACA, Inc. can meet and otherwise communicate with and educate legislators and other government officials on issues affecting US citizens overseas.

The ACA Global Foundation (ACAGF) works to promote the well-being of Americans abroad, identify issues and actions that affect this segment of American citizenry, develop information and research on issues and actions, provide information and research on Americans abroad to the legislative, administrative and judicial branches of the US government and, to disseminate such information to the media and other communication channels. ACA Global Foundation cannot lobby and cannot endorse political candidates. Donations to ACA Global Foundation are tax-deductible.

ACA, Inc. and the ACAGF, under the terms of their organizational documents and applicable law, are non-profit and non-partisan organizations. This is important as neither organization supports a political party and is not influenced by any political party platforms. Through these organizations, ACA is able to raise funds and donations to support of our work. The organization, in one of its forms, is able to cooperate with other organizations on a range of educational and other projects. Its directors are also able to serve on advisory committees, working groups and the like, so as to more effectively provide input on issues of concern to Americans abroad.