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In Memory & Honor

Memorial Gifts provide an opportunity to remember a loved one, friend or colleague. Your ‘In Honor of Gifts’ can commemorate a special occasion. For Memorial and In Honor of Gifts, a note is sent the person you designate, notifying them of your thoughtfulness.
To make these special arrangements, contact
The Palo Alto Art Center Foundation relies on the generous support of its community members (just like you!) to expand the reach and impact of the Art Center. 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!
  • Children’s Programs—Invest in children and teens participating in classes, programs and workshops to enhance their creative experiences
  • Cultural Kaleidoscope-- Support the artist-in-the school program for 500 children from Palo Alto Unified School District and Ravenswood City School District
  • Adult Studios—Donate to support quality workshops , contributing to materials and equipment in ceramics, jewelry, and painting/drawing studios

You can volunteer! Join last year’s volunteers who contributed more than 8,000 hours of valuable time and energy, making a significant impact on the Foundation and Art Center’s success.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities please contact the Director of Volunteer Engagement, Grace Abusharkh on 650.617.3520  or

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.
Our tax ID is 94-2382459.

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Leave a Legacy

Make a lasting contribution through your estate by way of a bequest, insurance policy, IRA rollover, or charitable remainder trust. Join our Legacy Society today!

Create meaningful art experiences for the entire community by making a gift today

Support our creative community!

Corporate Giving

Our special events offer the perfect opportunity for businesses to showcase their products and make a commitment to corporate social responsibility. 
Want to double the impact of your gift? A contribution can be multiplied through your company’s Matching Gift Program.
Simply contact your employer to learn more about this opportunity.


Ways to Give

There are many ways to give via check, credit card, stock, and much more!

​More  questions? Contact us here!
 YOU can make a difference today!