Your donations allow the Foundation to continue supporting the school’s mission of providing a high-quality free public education to students in the City of Santa Cruz.

Donation Options

We have several ways for you to donate to the Pacific Collegiate Foundation. Please select one of the options listed below or contact us with your questions.

Option #1

Cash or Check

  • Make your check payable to Pacific Collegiate Foundation
  • Complete the attached Donation Form
  • Mail the check and the completed form to:

    Pacific Collegiate Foundation
    P.O. Box 8166, Santa Cruz California 95061

Option #2


(one-time donation)

  • Complete the online Donation Form
  • Pay with your credit/debit card using our Paypal account.
Option #3


(monthly donation)

  • Complete the online Donation Form
  • Pay with your credit/debit card using our Paypal account.
  • You must have or create a PayPal account in order to make an online Monthly Donation
Option #4

Payroll Deduction

(through your employer)

  • You may be able to donate to the Foundation via a payroll deduction for one-time or recurring donations through your employer and have the option to apply for a Corporate Match at the same time. Simply complete the online Donation Form and our Development Coordinator will contact you to assist you in processing the donation.
Option #5

Gifts of Stock

  • The Foundation accepts donation of stock which have the potential to reduce your capital gains taxes by gifting a highly appreciated security at its present market value. Simply complete the online Donation Form to let us know the name of the stock you’re transferring and the number of shares you wish to donate.
Option #6

Donor-Advised Fund

(DAF Grants)

  • A grant from your donor-advised fund now will make an immediate impact on faculty, staff, and students. You can recommend a DAF gift to the Foundation by contacting your financial institution or foundation and providing this information:

    Pacific Collegiate Foundation, Tax ID #94-2862793

Option #7

Estate Planning

  • Using your estate plan to donate to our endowment has significant tax advantages, and establishes your philanthropic goal of supporting the core value of a free public education. The endowment accepts monetary gifts as well as gifts of real estate, life insurance, private securities, charitable gift annuities, artwork, jewelry, and intellectual property.
Option #8

Tribute Donations in Memory or Honor

  • Tribute donations in Memory or Honor of faculty, staff, and students are welcome. These donations will ensure the person being honored becomes a permanent piece of the heart of the school.
Option #9

The PCF Endowment

  • PCF’s Endowment Fund is designed to provide a long-term, stable source of financial assistance to Pacific Collegiate School. The endowment fund accepts monetary gifts from individuals, corporations, and other legal entities. Donating to the endowment fund ensures your gift remains in perpetuity.

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