Ways to Give

Give a Gift of Stock
The Oakland Museum of California gladly accepts gifts of stock. Learn More »

Make a Tax-free IRA Gift
Donors aged 70 ½ or older can make tax-favored gifts from traditional and Roth IRA accounts. Learn More »

Donate or Sell an Object to the Museum
Staff carefully considers all offers, and makes a decision based on several criteria. Not all donation or sale offers can be accepted. Learn More »

Donate a Vehicle
We will gladly accept a car, truck, or other vehicle as a donation—pick-up is free! Donations can be made through Donate for Charity and Donate Car USA.

Donate to the White Elephant Sale
Your unwanted treasures become a valuable source of funds for the Museum’s programs when you donate them to our famous annual White Elephant Sale. Learn More »