Make a Gift
- Pay by credit card
- Cash transfer: To make a gift of cash to the foundation via electronic funds transfer, please contact foundation staff at (415) 733-8590 or donorservices[at]sff.org.
- Pay by check: Make a gift by sending a check payable to The San Francisco Foundation. Indicate the name of your fund in the memo line and mail the check to: The San Francisco Foundation, One Embarcadero Center, #1400, San Francisco, CA 94111.
- Gift of securities: To transfer securities to the foundation, please contact foundation staff at (415) 733-8590 or donorservices[at]sff.org.
Open a Donor Advised Fund (DAF)
Manage Your Fund
- Donor Portal link and instructions (for online grantmaking)
- Grant recommendation form (to make a grant recommendation via fax, mail or email)
- International grantmaking fact sheet
- Estate planning and Bay Area Promise Society brochure: Partner with the foundation to create a plan that fits your financial and philanthropic goals.
- Sample testamentary language: Direct a charitable bequest to the San Francisco Foundation.
Nonprofit Agency Funds
- Download the 2019 Professional Advisors Guide to assist your clients.
The San Francisco Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, and our Employer Identification Number (EIN) is #01-0679337.