Support MoAD

Artist rendering of the Museum of the African Diaspora Mission Street Entrance.

Mission Street view above canopy.

The Museum of the African Diaspora is a nonproft 501(c)(3) organization that relies on public and private support to maintain its operations and to provide quality and enriching exhibitions, education and public programs. Help MoAD build a sustainable future with a direct tax deductible contribution.

How Will Your Contribution Be Used?

Contributions to MoAD will benefit our general operations and programs. Your support will enable us to partner with schools, teachers, parents and guardians to provide programs and family activities that are educational, enriching and fun and that support active learning, family participation and multigenerational engagement in a safe and nurturing environment. It will support enriching exhibitions about the history, art and culture of the African Diaspora. And your support will enable MoAD to be a resource for the curious, the knowledgeable and the seeker of knowledge about the culture, art and history of the African Diaspora and nurture the skills and capabilities of young people by providing opportunities for training and for professional and personal growth.

Ways to Contribute

Annual gifts have immediate benefits to MoAD and can be made in a variety of ways:


To make a cash contribution, please send your check to:

Development Department
685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA USA 94105
or contact the Development Department at 415-358-7219.

Credit Cards

MoAD can accept contributions directly and securely through PayPal. Simply input the amount below and pay with a major credit card or your PayPal account:


Matching Gifts

Many US companies match their employees' gifts to qualified not-for-profit organizations. Some companies will double or triple the amount of an employee's gift.


A multi-year pledge may allow you to make a larger contribution and pay it over a period of several years, thereby extending the tax benefits over the entire pledge period.

Securities and Real Estate

When you transfer appreciated securities or real estate to MoAD as a charitable contribution, you get an income tax deduction for the full appreciated value of the asset and avoid a capital gains tax on the appreciation.


Membership confers special privileges and gives members free admittance to MoAD. For more information, please see the membership page. For more information please call 415-318-7152

Tax Statement

MoAD is a private, non-profit organization exempt from income tax under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. MoAD is supported by its members; individual contributors; corporate and foundation support; federal, state and city government grants.