Donating to the ACLU: General Information

ACLU Membership (not tax-deductible)

Join the ACLU of Northern California, a 501(c4) non-profit, or renew your membership. When you make a contribution, you become a "card-carrying" member of the ACLU, and the gift is not tax-deductible. Your membership dues support our legislative advocacy and lobbying work.

You can also mail in your membership form to the ACLU office at:

ACLU Membership Department
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004

For more information, please click here.

Tax-deductible donations

Make a tax-deductible gift to our 501c(3) affiliate organization, the ACLU Foundation of Northern California, to support our education programs and impact litigation.

You may also mail a check to our office at:

ACLU Foundation of Northern California
Attn: Development Department
39 Drumm Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Other ways to give

There are many other ways to give. You may designate your support for the ACLU of Northern California (not tax-deductible) or the ACLU Foundation of Northern California (tax-deductible):

  • Make a tribute gift in honor or in memory of someone

  • Make a gift of stock

  • Leave a legacy. Make a planned gift to keep the ACLU strong after your lifetime.

If you are interested in making a gift to support LGBT rights by giving a gift to the FrontLine Fund, please contact us.

For assistance, please contact the Development Department at or (415) 621-2493.

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