The Impact

Your donation provides a powerful combination of financial assistance and mentoring support. Because of donors like you, 90% of our scholars have graduated or are persisting in college. You are having an impact. You are bridging the gap. You are making the future brighter for more Berkeley youth.

Your Donation Supports…

Freshman care packages

One semester’s worth of textbooks

Toolkits for 25 new mentors

Bonus support for summer classes

One Promise Scholarship

One year of a High Hopes Scholarship

Two years of a High Hopes Scholarship

An entire High Hopes Scholarship

Other Ways to Give

Mail a Check

Mail a check to:
Berkeley Community Fund
2111 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

Make a Stock Donation

To make a stock gift, notify your broker that you wish to transfer securities into Berkeley Community Fund’s brokerage account at LPL Financial Services. You will need to give your broker the following information:

Bank Information:
Account Transfers Department
LPL Financial Services
9785 Towne Centre Dr.
San Diego, CA 92121

Account Name: Berkeley Community Fund

Account Number: 1221-9231

DTC #: 0075 (first two digits are zeroes)

Additional Instructions

Please notify Berkeley Community Fund about the gift transaction at the same time you instruct your broker to transfer securities into our LPL Financial Services account.

When your stock is received in the Berkeley Community Fund account, unfortunately, we do not receive any information that identifies the donor. Therefore, we kindly ask that you please alert us in advance about the stock and number and type of shares you plan to donate.

You may notify us by contacting Colleen Sparks, Program and Marketing Assistant, at or (510) 486-8413. Be sure to provide your name and address so that we may acknowledge your gift with a receipt.

Give Us a Call

Give us a call at (510) 486-8413 and we can assist you with processing your donation over the phone.

The Berkeley Community Fund is a charitable organization as described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Gifts to the Berkeley Community Fund are tax-deductible contributions in accordance with Code section 170. Our tax id is 94-3264327.