Support Us in Other Ways

Donate Stock

A charitable gift of stock provides an opportunity for tax savings while generously supporting San Francisco Zen Center. Stock Donation Form (pdf)

Memorial and Named Gifts

Make a donation to honor or memorialize a family member or friend. In addition to a letter acknowledging your donation, we will inform the designated honoree that you have made a gift in his or her name.

Matching Gifts

Did you know that your gift to San Francisco Zen Center could be doubled, tripled, and even quadrupled? Many businesses sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy please consult with your employer’s Human Resources and ask whether your company matches employee donations to San Francisco Zen Center’s charitable organization, The Zen Foundation (EIN 26-1333960).

Please feel free to call or email Myles Cowherd at 415.354.0354 or [email protected] if you have any questions or need additional information for your employer.


Gifts of goods or services from individuals or small businesses are gratefully received.

For more information, please contact Myles Cowherd at 415.354.0354 or [email protected]

Digital Dharma

If you appreciate our audio and video online teachings, please contribute. Support the evolution of digital dharma! Give now.


Support San Francisco Zen Center when you purchase online at Although we don’t endorse companies or encourage people to shop at certain stores, if you do use, you can donate 0.5% of your purchase price to San Francisco Zen Center by using AmazonSmile (

Car Donations

Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat to San Francisco Zen Center. We’ll arrange the pick-up of your vehicle donation at no cost to you and you may qualify for a tax deduction.

Fiscal Sponsorships

San Francisco Zen Center occasionally offers fiscal sponsorship to programs or events aligned with our mission “to embody, express and make accessible the wisdom and compassion of the Buddha.”

Read more about current sponsorships:

Note: Veteran’s PATH, formerly Honoring the Path of the Warrior, previously fiscally sponsored by the San Francisco Zen Center, has received its own nonprofit status and can be found at

For more information about any of these options, please contact Myles Cowherd at 415.354.0354 or [email protected].