• US $35 - regular members
            • US $25 - library subscriptions
            • US $15 - students



        The Polanyi Society is a 501 (c) 3 charitable purposes organization. If you would like to make a donation, please specify the purpose. Donations given without specification will be used as the Board sees fit, given the present needs of the Society. Some donation categories are:

            • Endowment
            • William T. Scott Travel Fund for young scholars
            • Loyola Conference Fund
            • To be used at the Board's discretion


PayPal Payments

Clicking on the "Donate" button below will take you to the PayPal website, where you may use a credit or debit card to pay dues, make a donation to the Society, or settle other accounts. Please be sure to specify the purpose(s) of your donation when filling out the PayPal forms--click on the plus sign (+) next to "Add any special instructions here" to explain the details of your gift. For example: "$35 dues; $15 travel; $25 any."


Please enter the total amount you wish to donate, then click on the PayPal button.



Visual Tutorial for PayPal Payments


Step One: This is the first page you will see from PayPal after clicking the "Donate" Button:


Step Two: This is how the page will look after you enter an amount and click "Update Total":


Step Three: After you have logged in, specify the purpose of the transaction:

Step Four: Please note the nature of the donation in the text box. Break down the donation into component parts, if any: dues, library subscription, donation to Endowment, Travel Fund, Conference Fund, etc.


Step Five: Complete the remainder of the steps as required by PayPal. You will know you are finished and that the payment has been made when you see the PayPal confirmation page.


Step Six: PayPal will send you a confirmation e-mail.