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How We Use Donations
Voluntary donations to the Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication help the chapter with our operating expenses for events, for competitions, for the website, and support the funds for our Austin T. Brown Technical Communication Award for high school students and the Shirley G. Carter Memorial Award for college students. If you or your company would like to sponsor an event, competition, or contribute to the future of a technical communicator, we welcome all contributions and sponsorships of chapter activities and events. Meeting room space and equipment donations to the chapter are also gladly accepted. For a list of our current needs, please see our Donations Wish List.
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About the Chapter
The Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter (WDCB), is one of the largest in the Society with almost 500 members. Our members are employed by private firms, government agencies, and academic institutions, or work as consultants. They share their expertise with the community and with newcomers to the technical communication field in many ways.
For a brief summary about our chapter, see the Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter brochure (.pdf).
The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is a Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational, scientific, and charitable organization dedicated to furthering the art of communicating technical information and promoting the education, improvement, and advancement of its members. STC is the world's largest professional organization serving the technical communication profession. STC was established in 1953 and currently has 48 professional chapters, 14 student chapters, 11 SIGs, and around 6,000 members worldwide in about 50 countries.
Federal Tax ID for the Chapter: 52-1296396.
Federal Tax ID for the Society: 31-4424296.