University of California

Ways to Give

Thank you for considering a gift to UC ANR/California 4-H Foundation! There are many ways to make a donation:

Checks can be mailed to our Davis office: 2801 2nd Street Davis, CA 95618
Make check payable to "California 4-H Foundation." Include a designation and return address so we can thank you.

Corporate and Foundation Giving
Invest in 4-H Youth Programs through gifts, grants, sponsorships and marketing collaborations.

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If you'd like to make an online gift, select the "Donate" button above.

In-Kind Gifts
In-kind donations of goods and services that support our mission are accepted, however some restrictions apply. Please contact us at or (530) 750-1389 so we can discuss your gift and provide the information you need.

Donor-Advised Funds
Ask your advisor to direct your gift to California 4-H Foundation, nonprofit tax ID # 23-7327765. Let us know if you have designated a gift to us through your Donor-Advised Fund and if you have a special program you want to support.

Make a tax-free donation from your IRA
While a distribution from your IRA is normally treated as taxable income, the IRS allows retirees age 70½ years and older to donate up to $100,000 tax-free from their IRA each year to a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit, such as the California 4-H Foundation. To be eligible:

  • IRA Trustee or custodian must make the distribution directly to the charity. Distributions made payable to the IRA owner and transferred to the charity will not qualify.
  • Distribution must be made to a qualifying charity. The California 4-H Foundation is a qualifying nonprofit charity, federal tax ID 23-7327765.

Matching Gifts
Many companies will match their employees’ gifts to the California 4-H Foundation through their giving programs. Find out if your company has a matching gift program using the tool below. If your company’s name does not appear on the list, it may still have a giving program – check with your HR Department.

Planned Gift - Include 4-H in your Estate
Making a planned gift — whether by including a bequest to 4-H in your will or by naming it as the beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust, life insurance policy, or retirement fund — provides essential support for the 4-H program in the future. Planned gifts can offer significant tax advantages and in some cases generate lifetime income for you or your chosen beneficiary. Click here for more information.

Stocks and other securities may be transferred from your brokerage account to the Regents of the University of California. The value of your gift is determined by the mean market value of the stock on the date of your gift. Click here for delivery instructions. Let us know if you have made a stock gift so that we can ensure it transferred successfully.

Tributes and Memorials
Honor friends and loved ones in a meaningful way with a tribute or memorial gift. When making a donation, provide the name of the honoree and the address where we should send the acknowledgment. We will mail an acknowledgment promptly to the person(s) you designate, so s/he will know that you’ve made a gift in his or her name or loved one’s memory. The amount of your gift will not be disclosed.

Become a 4-H Grows Here Business Partner
Become a 4-H Grows Here Business Partner and let your community know that 4-H can count on your business to contribute to the youth development programs that will shape your community, future customers, future supporters, and future employees.

We know you have a head for business and a heart for your community, so let members of the community know through the 4-H Grows Here Business Partnership.


For more information about giving contact Mary Ciricillo (530) 750-1302 or

Contact the California State 4-H Office
The 4-H name and emblem service marks are protected under 18 U.S.C. 707.
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