Donate to PVF


Your support of PVF will enable us to maximize the philanthropic dollar and create high-impact community initiatives. Philanthropic Ventures Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity, founded in 1991. Your gift to PVF, a PVF Program, or Designated Fund is fully tax-deductible. You can donate to PVF by mailing a check, through gifts of stock, or by credit card.

Contribute by Stock
Contribute by Stock
Please contact:
Dawn Hawk, Chief Operating Officer, at or (510) 645-1890.
Contribute by Credit Card
Contribute by Credit Card
All online donations to PVF are processed by our online donation partner, Network
for Good, a 501 (c)(3).
Contribute by Check
Contribute by Check
Please make checks payable to "Philanthropic Ventures Foundation" and mail to:
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
1222 Preservation Park Way
Oakland, CA 94612
Top and bottom banner photo credit: Craig Sherod

“I admire your work at PVF tremendously for advancing the practice of philanthropy, and making it more transparent for the community.”


– Carol Lamont, Program Officer, Community Development, The San Francisco Foundation Journalism Initiative, Oakland, CA