Cash, check and credit card gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Secure online donations may be made with credit card or via Paypal by clicking the Donate button on the right side of each page. You will have an opportunity to enter special gift instructions after entering the amount and payment method for your gift. Please click on “Special Gift Instructions” to open a text box to indicate if you wish to specify how your gift is used, or request that your gift be made in honor or in memory of an individual.

Mission Dolores Academy also accepts gifts made by credit card by phone.
Please direct inquiries to:

Development Office
3371 16th St., San Francisco, CA 94114
direct: 415-638-6213
fax:  415-346-8001

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match or multiply their employees’ gifts.  To see if your company participates in matching contributions, contact your Human Resources Department, Community Relations Department or company foundation.


Mission Dolores Academy accepts gifts of appreciated securities.  Gifts of this type allow the donor to avoid capital gains tax while providing a gift of charitable deduction based upon the market value of the stock.  If you are interested in making a contribution of stock, please contact the development office at (415) 638-6213 or at

Memorial and Honor Gifts

Make a donation in the memory of a loved one or honor someone’s birthday, anniversary or other celebratory occasion with a gift in their name.  Named scholarships and faculty stipends are available. Please contact the development office to discuss your special gift.


The Mission Dolores Academy has established an endowment fund to ensure long-term financial stability.  The endowment is a permanent fund from which only earned income is spent, while the corpus is reinvested annually.  This general endowment supports scholarship and general operating needs.