The Institute for Analytical Philately, Inc.
is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to sponsoring technical research activities
to better the stamp collecting hobby.
To facilitate this, IAP provides Research
Grants and technical support to qualified philatelists to assist them in
performing their valuable work.
Our goal is to assist philatelists in
gaining new insight and knowledge of stamps through the application of rigorous
Because one of the most important aspects of
research is the dissemination of results, all philatelists receiving grants from
IAP are required to publish in widely circulated journals of record, both
scientific and philatelic.
As a virtual organization, our Web Site is
dedicated to providing all philatelic students with announcements of new
scientific research in philately and an archive of research in our
We have concluded a new Strategic Alliance Agreement with the
Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation
Click here for more info.
Details available soon!
IAP HAS 501(c)(3) STATUS
With an effective date of 11 Dec 2009, the IRS determined that
IAP is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(3)(3) of
the Internal Revenue Code. This means that contributions to us
are deductible under Section 170 of the Code. Additionally, we
are also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, transfers
or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code. Finally,
we have been classified as a "public charity." To see a copy of
the letter from the IRS (in case your tax professional needs
one) find it
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