Make a Donation

As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, MoAD depends on public and private support to fulfill our mission.


  Make a donation today


How Your Gift Supports MoAD

Your tax deductible contribution will help the Museum build a sustainable future and continue our important work of showcasing the art, culture and heritage of the African Diaspora. You gift will help support:

  • Education programs like MoAD in the Classroom
  • FREE professional development workshops for teachers and educators
  • Rotating exhibitions that showcase the art, history, and cultural richness of the African Diaspora
  • Public programs, including Artist’s Talks, Film Screenings, Authors in Conversation, and Exhibition Programs
  • Exhibiting artists in the Emerging Artists Program
  • Operation and maintenance of our celebrated building

Ways to Give

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:

Museum of the African Diaspora
Attn: Development Department
685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Credit Cards

Make a contribution directly and securely with a major credit card through the MoAD website or over the phone. Contact the Development Department at [email protected] or 415-318-7152.

Matching Gifts

Many companies match their employees’ gifts to qualified arts organizations. Please obtain a matching gift form from your employer and send the completed form to:

Museum of the African Diaspora
Attn: Development Department
685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105


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. To make a multi-year pledge, contact the Development Department at [email protected] or 415-318-7152.

Stock and Real Estate Options

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.

To make a gift of stock or real estate, please contact the Development Department at [email protected] or 415-318-7152.

Click here to access the Gift of Stock printable Form.

Tax Statement

MoAD is a private, nonprofit 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.