Make a Gift of Stock 

There can be significant tax advantages when making a

donation of appreciated stock. Please contact Karen Kwan at 650-917-3503.

Leave a Legacy

Make a lasting contribution through your estate that will support our work for decades to come. We’ve partnered with FreeWill to make leaving a legacy as easy as possible — click here to get started.

Employer Matching

Want to double the impact of your gift? A contribution can be multiplied through your company’s Matching Gift Program.
Check to see if your company participates

Amazon Smile

Shop at Amazon? Select the Palo Alto Art Center Foundation as
your charity and we receive a portion of your sale. 
Learn more here 

Qualified Charitable Distribution
Are you 70 ½ or older and have a traditional IRA? If so, you’re eligible to make a tax-free donation to Palo Alto Art Center Foundation directly from your IRA. Get started now! 


Learn more about the impact of volunteers
​at the Art Center. Ready to get involved?
Explore volunteer opportunities.  

Your contribution supports everything we do!

  • Greatest Need—Invest in our mission for everyone to learn, create and be inspired
  • Exhibitions—Provide free admission to 140,000 visitors annually!
  • Cultural Kaleidoscope—Support the artist-in-the school program for 500 children from Palo Alto Unified School District and Ravenswood City School District
  • Project Look- $50 provides art supplies for one class
  • Adult Studios—Donate to support the purchase of materials and equipment in the ceramics, jewelry, painting, printmaking and drawing studios

Support our
​creative community!

Members make FREE ADMISSION and many of our programs possible!

​Additional Ways to Give​

Checks can be mailed to 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Due to the Bay Area Shelter in Place Order, we have limited access to our physical mail. Donations sent via check will have delayed processing. Please let us know if you have mailed a check or sent a donation from your Donor Advised Fund by emailing-

​More questions? Contact us here!
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