12-OCT-2020
By JCVI Staff

Support J. Craig Venter Institute through AmazonSmile

You can help support the J. Craig Venter Institute every time you shop on Amazon. By selecting the Institute as your charity of choice, through the AmazonSmile program, a portion of your purchase goes towards advancing bold genomic research. It’s easy and doesn’t cost you anything.

Here's how to shop AmazonSmile on your mobile device app (iOS and Android):

  1. Join AmazonSmile — If you are not already an AmazonSmile member, sign up on your web browser. Simply select your favorite charity to start generating donations, at no cost to you. You will be prompted to select a charitable organization to support. Search for J. Craig Venter Institute in the box provided and select it.
  2. Get the App — Download or update to the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app on your phone. You can find it in the App Store for iOS or Google Play for Android.
  3. Turn on AmazonSmile — Open the app and find ’Settings’ in the main menu (☰). Tap on ‘AmazonSmile’ and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile on your phone.
  4. Start shopping!

Here's how to shop AmazonSmile from your desktop or mobile web browser:

  1. Join AmazonSmile — If you are not already an AmazonSmile member, sign up on your web browser. Simply select your favorite charity to start generating donations, at no cost to you. You will be prompted to select a charitable organization to support. Search for J. Craig Venter Institute in the box provided and select it.
  2. Start shopping!
  3. Add a bookmark for smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

If you are already signed up on AmazonSmile and would like to change your designated charity to J. Craig Venter Institute you can do that too!

  1. Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ref=smi_ext_ch_52-1842938_dl?_encoding=UTF8&ein=52-1842938&ref_=smi_chpf_redirect&ref_=smi_ext_ch_52-1842938_cl
  2. Log into Amazon.com if you are not already.
  3. You will be prompted to change your charity to J. Craig Venter Institute. Select "Yes, change my charity."
  4. Start shopping!
  5. Add a bookmark for smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
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