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All funds donated to the Audio Preservation Fund support us in our mission to preserve endangered sound recordings. We greatly appreciate all contributions.

The Audio Preservation Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. This means any monetary donation you make today can be used as a tax deduction at the end of the year. Once you make your donation, we will send you an official receipt that you should keep for your records to file with your taxes.

To donate with a credit card, debit card, or Paypal account please select a contribution level and click on the associated Paypal button. You will be taken to a secure Paypal page that will allow you to donate an amount of your choice to the Audio Preservation Fund.

Why do we use Paypal? Using the paypal website minimizes the fees associated with accepting donations by credit card.

Make your tax-deductible donation today!


Corporate Supporter - $1000
Become a Corporate Supporter today and show how your large business executes its corporate responsibility. Your business will be listed as a major supporter on our website. You will also be included in our quarterly emails focusing on our corporate and small business supporters. Show your support for the arts and humanities today!


Small Business Supporter - $500
When you become a Small Business Supporter of the Audio Preservation Fund, you are marketing your business as diverse as the cutural heritage you are supporting. You not only work hard to keep your business successful, but you also recognize the need to support non-profit organizations in our communities. Become a Small Business Supporter today and people will complete the cycle by supporting your business in turn!


Preservationist - $100
Your love-affair with the music may be life-long or just beginning. Either way, you feel the Indiana Jones in you insisting that the records need to be saved. Donate $100 at the 'Preservationist' level today so we too can play Indiana and keep putting recordings into museums around the world.


Vinyl Junkie - $50
Listening to the records isn't enough for you! You read about them, you study them, you bug your friends about them. When you're bummed, you go record shopping to cheer up. Join other supporters at the $50 'Vinyl Junkie' level today and revel in your sweet addiction.


Crate Digger - $10
Your hands are dusty and your knees hurt from kneeling down to dig. The thought that some of those records sentenced to those one-dollar crates may be the last remaining copy makes you cringe. Donate $10 today at the 'Crate Digger' level and we'll promise to never stop bruising our knees for those one-dollar gems.


Music Lover - Any Amount
You love the music. You want to help save it, but you just can't afford to contribute at one of the above levels. Join other supporters at the 'Music Lover' level and make a donation at the amount you are most comfortable.




To donate with cash or check, please send your contribution to

Audio Preservation Fund
200 E. 31st St., #A
Austin, TX 78705


Thank you very much!!!



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