Berkeley Community Fund
Funding Hope and Opportunity

About Us.....  How You Can Support the Fund.....   Applying for a Grant or Scholarship.....

Awards Dinner.....    The Berkeley 100.....   Volunteers.....   Contact Info.....


How you can support the Fund

The Berkeley Community Fund is a private, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization and contributions are therefore fully tax deductible.

The Board of Directors of the Fund covers all administrative expenses, insuring that every dollar of your donation goes directly to providing grants, scholarships and awards.

Sponsoring a table at our annual awards dinner, becoming a member of the Berkeley 100, writing a generous check or gifting shares of appreciated stock or volunteering time, products or services are a few of the ways you can contribute to the work of the Fund.

Awards Dinner

Support our Awards Dinner, held once a year in the fall, through individual and corporate sponsorships. Benefits of sponsorship include recognition in the awards program and tickets for the dinner.

For more information about the levels of sponsorship available and for an application,

click here for a Word document.

click here for a PDF document.

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Gifts

Cash

Send your check directly to our office at 2320 Shattuck Avenue, Suite A, Berkeley, CA 94704.

Call the Fund office at 510 843-5202 to make your donation by credit card.

Stock

Donate appreciated stock and avoid paying long-term capital gains tax. Call the Fund office at 510 843-5202 or click here to download instructions for your broker.

Gifts in Kind

Donations of goods and services are appreciated too!

Section 170(e)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code allows qualifying companies a deduction of up to twice the cost of donated inventory.



The Berkeley 100

Individual and corporate members provide core support by pledging $1000 or more a year.

Benefits include an invitation-only thank you event, recognition in the local press and the opportunity to advise the Board of Directors.

For more information please contact the Fund office at 510 843-5202.


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Volunteers

Support the Fund with your time and skills. Bookkeeping, database maintenance, mailing preparation and program support are needed throughout the year.

Grant research and application processing, marketing tasks such as brochure design, newsletter layout, and press release production also require dedicated volunteers.

For these and more volunteer opportunities, contact our office at 510 843-5202.

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