For Donors

Together, we can help to build futures and change lives!

We are honored to be your partner in the important work of supporting low-income, first-generation students in their efforts to earn a college degree and meaningful employment post-graduation.

The Peninsula College Fund is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization, Federal Tax ID: 26-4293269

Online Donation

Your generous gift allows The Peninsula College Fund to provide the tools for success in college, and beyond, to low-income, first-generation college students. Our select scholars receive college scholarships, one-to-one mentors, college and career success workshops, and internship support throughout their college experience.

Donate by Check

Send a check payable to The Peninsula College Fund to:

Sobrato Center for Nonprofits – Milpitas
526 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035

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Donate Appreciated Stock

To ensure that we are notified of your donation and that we properly acknowledge it, please call 650-779-5001 or email the Executive Director at with the date of the transfer, the name of the stock, and the number of shares transferred.

Provide the following recipient information to your brokerage:

Brokerage: Charles Schwab & Company, Inc.
DTC Account #: 0164
For Further Credit: Account: 8538-8356 Peninsula College Fund

Wire Transfer Instructions from a U.S. Institution:

Citibank NA
111 Wall Street
New York, NY 10043

ABA: 021-000-089
FBO: Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Account Number: 4055-3953

For the account of: Peninsula College Fund
Account Number: 8538-8356

Donor Advised Fund

PCF welcomes donations by check from any donor advised fund. Send a check payable to The Peninsula College Fund to:

Sobrato Center for Nonprofits – Milpitas
526 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035

Donate Your Car

We have partnered with Charitable Adult Rides & Services (CARS) to make donating your car to PCF as seamless as possible.


Our loyal supporters share how their commitment to our purpose and mission makes a difference in the lives of our scholars


We sincerely appreciate the generosity of the foundations, corporations, and individuals who support The Peninsula College Fund.

  • Civic Organizations and Foundations
    • Lucas Brothers Foundation
    • The O’Donnell Foundation
    • Sobrato Family Foundation
    • Ranzetta Family Fund
    • Rotary Club of Menlo Park
    • Sand Hill Foundation
    • Harvey L. and Maud C. Sorenson Foundation
    • Atkinson Foundation
    • Leo M. Shortino Family Foundation
    • Select Equity Group Foundation


    • Makahakama Foundation
    • Palo Alto Community Fund
    • Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund
    • PwC Charitable Foundation
    • Tides Foundation
    • Congregational Church of San Mateo United Church of Christ
    • Dean Witter Foundation
    • Gasparini-Beals Foundation
    • HalfMyDAF
    • Hopper-Dean Foundation
  • Founders’ Circle ($6,000+ for 4 Years)
    • Sares Regis Group of Northern California
    • Ranzetta Family Fund
    • Hopper-Dean Foundation
    • John & Andie Sobrato
    • Matt & Lisa Sonsini
    • B.J. & Isabel Cassin
    • Richard & Lydia Kearney
    • Susan Bullis
    • Joyce Chung
    • B.J. Cassin, Conservatorship
    • Mary & Richard Haughey
    • Susan Petit
    • Michael & Victoria Pope
    • Nicole & Jesse Ralston
    • Jaya & Raj Subramanian
    • Rich & Carlee Brown
    • Tim & Patricia Daniels
    • Laurie & Larry Dean
    • Mark Donnelly
    • Terry & Kathy Duryea
    • Janet Ehrhardt
    • Joseph Hurd & Christina Mireles
    • Woody & Denise Shackleton
    • Michelle Oates & Peter Detkin
    • Loretta Doon
  • Scholar Circle ($3,000+ for 4 Years)
    • Dodge & Cox
    • Gasparini-Beals Foundation
    • Scott & Paula Rash
    • Winston & Katherine Jaeb
    • Manuel & Maria Alba-Marquez
    • Ross Darwin
    • Arthur & Elaine Taylor
  • Leadership Circle ($1,000+ for 4 Years)
    • John Corcoran
    • Barry Hills
    • Andy & Vivian Lufkin
    • Mary Lynn Tate
  • Donor Circle (500+ for 4 Years)
    • Ed & Karen Canty
    • Eric & Deborah Hartwig
    • Patrick Love
  • Partner College Scholarship Supporters
    • Loyola Marymount University
    • Saint Mary’s College of California
    • Santa Clara University
Success in College and Beyond