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Ways to Give

Make an online donation—it's fast, easy and secure!

Mail your donation to:
Girl Scouts of Northern California
Attention: Fund Development
1650 Harbor Bay Parkway, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94502

Note: You may be able to increase your giving this year by taking advantage of three key changes to tax deductions under the CARES Act: 1) A universal, above-the-line, deduction of up to $300 cash made by anyone who takes the standard deduction. 2) Eliminated cash contributions cap enabling deductions of up to 100% of AGI for 2020. 3) Required Minimum Distributions from qualified retirement plans, including IRAs, are suspended. Please consult with your tax professional for eligibility and details!


Other Ways to Give


Stock Gifts
—Review instructions for Gifts of Stock and Securities.

Donor Advised Fund (DAF)—Recommend a grant be made from your DAF to GSNorCal. DAFs are an excellent way to both simplify your charitable giving and facilitate your strategic philanthropic goals.

AmazonSmile—You can help fund GSNorCal programs and activities when you shop online using Amazon. All you have to do is go to smile.amazon.com, and select "Girl Scouts of Northern California" as your charity of choice. Once you do this, Amazon will donate a percentage of your eligible purchases to our council.

Facebook Fundraising—Celebrate your birthday, wedding day, or just any special day by starting a fundraiser on Facebook to benefit GSNorCal. Simply go to your Facebook page, click on "Create" and choose "Fundraiser." You get to thank your donors in real time, and GSNorCal benefits from your generosity and the generosity of your network.

Gift In Kind—If you would like to make a donation of an item(s), please contact us directly. If you’ve already made a donation directly to a troop or service unit, please complete a donation form.

Workplace Giving


Matching Gifts
—See if your company matches gifts!

Dollars for Doers—Many companies encourage their employees to volunteer in the communities where they live and work and in turn the employer will offer matching dollars for the hours. Inquire with your Human Resources department about your program.

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For any other donation inquiries—Contact Samantha Seals-Martin at sseals-martin@gsnorcal.org or (510) 562-8470, ext. 1510.