Ways to Give

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

Maximize the benefits of your IRA dollars
Congress recently extended the provision to allow donors age 70 ½ and older the opportunity make gifts to the Oakland Museum of California and other charitable organizations with direct transfers from your IRA without paying taxes on your distributions, now through December 31, 2014. Learn More »