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Join our community to create a more sustainable, equitable, and meaningful future of death.

As a small non-profit, every cent donated goes directly towards our mission.

Learn about the movement and how you can support our work.


If you’d like to support The Order without becoming a member, you can also give a one-time donation.


In an effort to be accessible to all, we offer two membership tiers

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Tier One


$5–9 per month

Tier One gives you:

  • A monthly insiders-only newsletter packed with Death Positive news-featuring current events, legislative updates, news, trends, advocacy, articles, media recommendations, and more!
  • An annual special Teach-In edition newsletter curated by our Executive Director of our teach-in series, which focuses on how racism and other biases impact the ways historically marginalized people experience death and access death care. The series aims to educate and inform through social, political, and historical teachings and work toward solutions and direct action.
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Tier Two


$10+ per month

Tier Two gives you:

  • All of the Tier One perks
  • Exclusive, free member events like behind-the-scenes virtual tours, fascinating talks with authors, advocates, and death professionals, in-depth workshops, and other unique opportunities.
  • Virtually gather with other Order Members to discuss all things death, during our monthly members-only community roundtable. This will be a member-led event to discuss everything from current events to legislation and pop culture, where you can connect with others in the Death Positive community. 
  • Access to a virtual archive of past newsletters, recordings of speaker series events, annotated bibliographies on a variety of topics (coming mid 2023), and The Year in Death 2022 round up (available January 2023).
  • Each day since January 1st 2022 we’ve been tracking The Year In Death—from new legislation, to viral trends, current events, emerging issues around death rights and choices, funeral industry news, pop culture, fashion, and more. Members will get access to Our Year in Death project, which provides a fascinating look at the ways death shapes our lives. 

One-time Donations

Just want to make a quick one-time donation so you can get back to binging Netflix? As a staff of introverts we totally get it! You can make a donation below and we promise not to show up in your inbox uninvited (except to thank you!) and we’ll get busy putting your donation to work.

If you are donating in memory of someone please include that and the person’s name in the note section of the donation form.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is my donation to the Order of the Good Death tax deductible?

Yes, we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our tax ID number is 82-3964819.

How do I include the Order of the Good Death in my will?

You have lots of options and the best one for you will depend upon your personal circumstances. Listing the Order as a beneficiary of your retirement or insurance plan is one route or you could establish a gift tied to your estate, a life income gift, or even a charitable lead trust. If you choose to go any of those routes, please reach out to us so we can appropriately thank you.

What does my donation go towards?

100% of your contributions go toward creating resources, educational content, legislative advocacy, and supporting the work of other nonprofits addressing urgent death related issues within their communities through donations, our grant program, and the Henrietta Duterte Endowment Fund.

What is workplace giving and how does it affect my donation?

Many employers offer a workplace giving program that will match your donation, effectively doubling the total donation. Check if your employer has a donation matching program by asking your Human Resources professional.

How can I donate aside from direct monetary donations?

If you have airline miles accumulated, we gratefully accept donations in the form of airline vouchers. Please contact Ericka Cameron at ericka@orderofthegooddeath.com to make arrangements.

We also understand that not everyone is able to contribute to causes financially. If you would rather donate your time, please check out our volunteer page.

How do I edit or cancel my monthly donation?

Please contact Ericka Cameron at ericka@orderofthegooddeath.com for assistance.