Stop Nuclear War

support our work during the Trump administration

The nuclear satchel, pictured above, follows the president wherever he goes. Did you know that for as little as $5/month you can help us in our fight to reduce and eliminate nuclear weapons threats during the Trump administration?

Are you concerned about the risks posed by nuclear weapons? Are you concerned that President Trump has his hands on the nuclear codes, contained in the nuclear satchel, and with them ability to order the launch of nuclear weapons in just minutes with no checks and balances in place… but don’t know how to take effective action?

At Ploughshares Fund we are concerned too. In fact, for the last 35 years we’ve sought out and funded the best minds and activities – nuclear scientists, policymakers, grassroots activists and creative innovators working to make sure nuclear weapons are never used again.

Today, as the largest public foundation in the United States dedicated exclusively to the elimination of nuclear weapons, we act at the hub of the best and brightest to push for saner nuclear policies and reductions in arsenals worldwide.

You may have seen our president, nuclear weapons expert Joe Cirincione, testify before the Democratic Platform Committee last year. Or our grassroots and grasstops partners take action on the Iran nuclear agreement. Or our board member Valerie Plame, former CIA covert operations officer, speak out against nuclear weapons proliferation. Or our long-time advisor and former Secretary of Defense Bill Perry state recently in The New York Times that the only way for the US to win a nuclear arms race is to refuse to participate. We encourage you to browse our site and learn more about our work.

Just like you, we foresee many challenges ahead, but we also are creating opportunities. No gift is too small. Give today!

Today nuclear weapons stand with climate change as one of the two most likely means of the destruction of organized human society. In a Trump administration this risk is heightened. But together, we can and we will make a difference.

Photo: The nuclear football, also known as the president's emergency satchel or just "the button." Photographer Jamie Chung, public domain