Funding Levels for Symposia

Type of Symposium
Potential Divisional Support
Award Symposium
$4000 maximum  
DOC – initiated topic
$4000 maximum*
Organizer – initiated topic
$4000 maximum*
* – For each half-day session

Fundraising for Symposia

If an organizer is successful in raising outside money, checks from the donor should be made out to Division of Organic Chemistry – ACS and sent to:

Professor Robert E. Maleczka, Treasurer DOC
Department of Chemistry
Michigan State University
578 S. Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824-1322


Note that the Division’s tax ID is #52-6056409. It is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Please call or e-mail Professor Maleczka (517-353-0834, if a donor wishes wish to transfer funds electronically, or you need to discuss the financial arrangements or are seeking PRF funding. If you have foreign speakers, you may want to apply for a ACS-PRF Type SE grant for the symposium.

Regional Meetings

The Organic Division will provide funding and programming support for organizing organic chemistry-related symposia at ACS Regional Meetings. Please See the Regional Support Page.

DOC Acknowledgement During SYMPOSIUM

DOC-sponsored symposia are a member benefit. Symposia receiving support from the ACS DOC are asked to use this slide at the beginning and end of their session. (as a powerpoint slide or PDF file)